From The Muppet Show to The Dark Crystal Jim Henson was a puppeteer, filmmaker, and more that was ahead of his time. Today Disney+ revealed the premiere date for Ron Howard’s documentary “Jim Henson Idea Man.” This Disney+ Original documentary will premiere May 31 on Disney+. You can check out the official highlights and key art for “Jim Henson Idea Man” below.

Jim Henson Idea Man

  • Today, Disney+ announced the premiere date and released official key art for the upcoming documentary film “Jim Henson Idea Man.” Directed by Academy Award® winner
  • Ron Howard, the Disney+ Original documentary will premiere May 31 on Disney+. 
  • “Jim Henson Idea Man” takes us into the mind of this singular creative visionary, from his early years puppeteering on local television to the worldwide success of Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, and beyond. Featuring unprecedented access to Jim’s personal archives, Howard brings us a fascinating and insightful look at a complex man whose boundless imagination inspired the world. 
  • The original documentary from Disney Branded Television, is produced by Imagine Documentaries. Howard also serves as a producer alongside Brian Grazer, Sara Bernstein, Margaret
  • Bodde, Justin Wilkes, Mark Monroe and Christopher St. John. Paul Crowder, Meredith Kaulfers, Michael Rosenberg serve as executive producers. 


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Source: Disney+