Live-Action Human/Puppet Hybrid Film Happytime Murders Gets Release Date


STX Entertainment has set an August 17, 2018, release date for the noir comedy Happytime Murders, which will star Melissa McCarthy. The film is being directed by Brian Henson, chairman of The Jim Henson Company.

According to Variety, “…the story is by Todd Berger and Dee Robertson; while the screenplay is written by Berger with revisions by Erich and Jon Hoeber and further revisions by McCarthy.

Happytime Murders follows a Los Angeles human detective who teams up with a puppet detective to solve the brutal murders of the cast of the beloved kids’ show “The Happytime Gang.”



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