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Just a simple question.

Discussion in 'Muppet Babies' started by peyjenk, Apr 27, 2007.

  1. peyjenk

    peyjenk New Member

    Could somebody fill me in on the "rumored CGI show" mentioned in this folder's description?
  2. Speed Tracer

    Speed Tracer Well-Known Member

    There was a Jim Hill article in December 2004 that mentioned some rumored future Muppet projects, one of which was a CGI Muppet Babies show.

    That's all that was ever mentioned.
  3. peyjenk

    peyjenk New Member

    Hmm. Sounds like it won't happen, then.

    Thanks for the info!
  4. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Probably not, no...but it would have been an awesome project to happen. Athough I wonder if they would have put the right effort or time into the series for it to truely work.

    It would have been amazing to see a new series created in a similar style to the old series, complete with a myrid of movie clips from recent movies.
  5. heralde

    heralde Well-Known Member

    Yeah in the end, I don't mind too much if a company uses CGI (as long as it's good CGI). What matters more is the story. Of course, remakes aren't always done well. ::shrugs::
  6. peyjenk

    peyjenk New Member

    I think that CGI Muppet Babies would probably work better as a film than a TV series.
  7. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    I agree. But I don't think they could use backdrops from other films in a Muppet Baby Film. It just wouldn't work.
  8. Speed Tracer

    Speed Tracer Well-Known Member

    What weirds me out is that the article mentioned motion-capture technology for the series. Would they actually use real babies and put them in funky suits with sensors all over them, like The Polar Express? If they did do that, where on Earth would they find a real baby to act like Animal?
  9. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    I would think they were talking more about the motion-capture puppets that the Jim Heson company built and used for a little while -- and are using again now for some other project that I can't for the life of me remember.

    Have you seen how the Fraggle's faces/mouths work? It's a similar technology to that, except it transfers to computer rather than an actual puppet.
  10. peyjenk

    peyjenk New Member

    I wonder if the Fraggle Rock film will spark interest in a new Muppet Babies project- be it series or movie.
  11. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    It's possible.

    I wonder if the Fraggle Rock film will be a success or a failure...a whole lot is riding on it.


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