Katherine Heigl to investigate puppet murders

Katherine Heigl is in “advanced negotiations” to star in the Who Framed Roger Rabbit-sounding new film The Happytime Murders, Deadline reports.

The picture, written by Todd Berger, features a world in which puppets and humans co-exist, but where puppets are second-class citizens. When the cast of a 1980s puppet show are murdered one by one, a private eye seeks to find the killer.

Jim Henson‘s son Brian (The Muppets Christmas Carol) will direct.

Discuss: Sounds exactly like the kind of fresh, funny, and novel project Heigl’s flailing career could use.

One Response to “Katherine Heigl to investigate puppet murders”

  1. Zzzzzz…sorry,nodded off at the mention of Heigl.

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