Sesame Street sues over marketing for R-rated puppet film The Happytime Murders starring Melissa McCarthy #Marketing @MondoPlayer [Video]

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The makers of Sesame Street are suing the promoter of a new Melissa McCarthy movie, saying it"s abusing the famed puppets" sterling reputation to advertise the R-rated film. A judge has scheduled a hearing next week to consider a request for immediate relief by Sesame Workshop, which sued...

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The makers of Sesame Street are suing the promoter of a new Melissa McCarthy movie, saying it’s abusing the famed puppets’ sterling reputation to advertise the R-rated film.

A judge has scheduled a hearing next week to consider a request for immediate relief by Sesame Workshop, which sued in federal court in Manhattan for unspecified damages and an order forcing the …

The promoter of The Happytime Murders is being sued by the makers of Sesame Street. (STX Films)

The makers of Sesame Street said the film's marketing had cause "irreparable harm" to their brand. (AAP)

Melissa McCarthy stars in the R-rated film. (AAP)