Fox Plans A “Sesame Street” Movie

20th Century Fox has picked up the film rights to the long-running and iconic children’s television show “Sesame Street” says Heat Vision.

Having been on the air for over four decades, legendary characters such as Big Bird, Bert and Ernie, Oscar the Grouch, Cookie Monster and Elmo are all set to make the jump to the big screen in the project which longtime series writer Joey Mazzarino will pen.

Shawn Levy and his 21 Laps banner, Michael Aguilar, Mark Gordon and Film 360’s Guymon Casady are all set to produce. The project is actually the third film to feature ‘Sesame’ characters including 1985’s “Follow That Bird” and 1999’s “The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland”.