Trailer for “Jim Henson Idea Man”: Unveiling the Genius Behind the Muppets

If your childhood was touched by the magic of the Muppets, Sesame Street, or iconic fantasy films like The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth, then Jim Henson likely played a significant role in shaping your memories. Curious to delve deeper into the life of the mastermind behind the puppets? Look no further than the inaugural trailer for the forthcoming Disney+ documentary, “Jim Henson Idea Man.”

Helmed by acclaimed director Ron Howard, “Jim Henson Idea Man” delves into Henson’s rich life and illustrious career, utilizing archival footage and previously unseen home videos and sketches to paint a vivid portrait of the beloved puppeteer. The trailer offers glimpses behind the scenes of Henson’s most iconic creations, alongside interviews featuring insights from notable figures such as Frank Oz, Jennifer Connelly, Rita Moreno, and Henson’s own children. Set to the poignant melody of Kermit the Frog’s “Rainbow Connection,” the trailer promises an emotional journey that may require a tissue or two.

Mark your calendars for May 31 when “Jim Henson Idea Man” makes its debut on Disney+, offering audiences an intimate exploration of the visionary genius who brought joy to millions worldwide.


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