The Rocketeer animated

Remember The Rocketeer, Disney’s 1991 pulp adventure about a stunt pilot who finds a prototype jet pack and uses it to fight Nazis? It’s an exuberant, stylish piece of work that manages to improve on the tone of Dave Stevens‘ already-wonderful comic book series, but it sputtered at the box office and failed to garner any sequels.

The studio has been working on a film revival for a while, but it looks like Disney Junior is fed up with waiting around, so they’re taking matters into their own hands. The company has just begun production on a The Rocketeer animated series that will be aimed at 2-7 year olds. And here’s a fun twist: a young girl will be wearing the jet pack this time around. Read more about The Rocketeer animated series below.
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muppet babies reboot theme song

You can’t have a Muppet Babies reboot without bringing back its iconic theme song, and who better to do that than the star of one of Broadway’s biggest hits, Hamilton? If anything, this Muppet Babies reboot theme song will leave you perfectly satisfied.

Renée Elise Goldsberry got to revive the iconic Muppet Babies theme song, giving the legendary tune a modern spin. And it’s still going to get stuck in your head for days.

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Jenny Slate Muppet Babies

Muppet Babies, Jim Henson’s 1980s animated TV series that imagined Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, and his other lovable Muppets as toddlers, is being rebooted on Disney Junior. Last month, we got a quick look at one of the show’s new characters, and today, we’ve learned that the show has hired someone to play one of its key roles: Jenny Slate (Obvious Child, Landline) will provide the voice of Miss Nanny, the Muppet caretaker who – as in the original series – will only be seen from the torso down.

Learn more about Slate’s version of the character below, and check out a video of the actress talking about her history with the show.
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new muppet baby

Get ready to meet the next cherub-cheeked Muppet who will be joining the toddler versions of your favorite Jim Henson characters.

The Muppets first transformed into hand-drawn toddlers in Henson’s animated series The Muppets Babies, which ran from 1984 to 1991 on CBS. The adorable munchkins will finally be returning to the small screen as a Disney Junior series. The new Muppets Babies reboot will not only give the Muppets a computer-animated makeover, it will introduce an all-new character.

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The Muppets recently made a comeback on the big screen, and now they’re ready to take over the small one, too. Disney has announced a new short-form series titled Muppet Moments will premiere on Disney Junior next month. Get your first look at the new Muppets TV show after the jump.  Read More »

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