Movie News: An R-Rated Puppet Movie Is Coming; Watch First 'Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip' Trailer

Movie News: An R-Rated Puppet Movie Is Coming; Watch First 'Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip' Trailer

Jul 08, 2015

Brian Henson

R-rated Puppets: Best known for The Muppets, the Jim Henson Company is now preparing to make a "raucous" comedy featuring puppets that will likely earn an R-rating. The project, which is not yet titled, will follow a human/puppet detective team charged with investigating a mysterious series of murders victimizing the puppet stars of a popular TV show. Brian Henson (above) will direct. [Deadline]

Terminator: Genisys / Cinderella

The Kaiser's Last Kiss: Jai Courtney (Terminator: Genisys) will star opposite Lily James (Cinderella) in The Kaiser's Last Kiss, a spy thriller that takes place in the Netherlands during the early days of World War II. Courtney will play a German officer who falls for a local Jewish woman (James), which makes for a dangerous romance as the Nazis close in. Christopher Plummer will also star. [Deadline]

 

Ray

The Comedian: Taylor Hackford (the Academy Award-winning Ray) will direct Robert DeNiro in The Comedian, the tale of an insult comic and his trials and tribulations. Art Linson (What Just Happened?) wrote the screenplay, while longtime comic Jeffrey Ross wrote the stand-up material. [Deadline]

 

Alvin and the Chipimunks: The Road Chip

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip Trailer: The first trailer for the family-friendly adventure Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip plays on the idea of an all-American road trip for our furry little friends, who have gotten the mistaken idea that their buddy Dave (Jason Lee) will propose to his girlfriend and then terminate their friendship, which sends them on a frantic trip. The movie opens in theaters on December 23. [Fox Family Entertainment]

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