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Sesame Street Movie Gets Portlandia Director Jonathan Krisel

Sesame Street Movie Gets Portlandia Director Jonathan Krisel

The Sesame Street Movie just became one major step closer to reality. Warner Bros. has reportedly tapped Portlandia director and creator Jonathan Krisel to helm the movie based on the long-running and popular children's series. The script is currently being polished by Chris Galletta, who wrote the most recent draft for the studio. The pieces of the puzzle seem to finally be sliding into place on this one as it's not closer than ever to officially getting the green light.

Jonathan Krisel makes for a rather interesting choice. He doesn't have much, if any, feature directing experience. However, he has directed a ton of TV, such as Man Seeking Woman, Saturday Night Live, Kroll Show and Baskets. He also doesn't seem to have much in the way of experience with more kid-friendly content, which would seem important when it comes to Sesame Street, in particular. But that's not to say

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