Dance your cares away,
worries for another day,
let the music play,
down at Fraggle Rock!

“Down At Fraggle Rock”, Fraggle Rock TV show

There’s good news for children of the 80s who grew up watching Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock. The live action puppet television series featuring Muppet creatures called Fraggles now will be coming to the big screen, in a movie adaptation of the television series, according to Variety magazine.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, perhaps one of my favorite actors, who has appeared in movies such as Angels in the Outfield, 10 Things I Hate About You, 50/50, and The Dark Knight Rises among others, will not only star in the new Fraggle Rock movie but he’ll produce it as well.

Those who grew up watching the television series — I often found myself running toward the bus stop in the morning to catch the school bus because I didn’t want to miss the end of the show — are now old enough to have children of their own. I expect many from that generation to take their kids to see this movie.

While I don’t personally expect to see this in a theater — I don’t have kids and probably would feel pretty goofy paying to attend a showing of this as an adult — you can bet I’ll try to catch it if and when it ever gets to television.