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VIDEO: Caroll Spinney, SESAME STREET's Big Bird, Spoofs BIRDMAN

In the video below, Caroll Spinney (playing himself and THE VOICE of Big Bird) brings a SESAME STREET twist to the Oscar-nominated film BIRDMAN in the parody "BIG BIRDMAN, described as: "A veteran puppeteer, who plays an avian icon, battles his ego and attempts to find his way back to a certain furry and friendly street. This is 'Big Birdman.'" Click below!

BIRDMAN or (THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE) - winner of two Golden Globe Awards and nine Academy Awards nominations, including Best Picture, is directed, written and produced by Alejandro González Iñárritu. BIRDMAN tells the story of Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton), (Batman, Robocop, Need For Speed) - famous for portraying an iconic superhero - as he struggles to mount a Broadway play.

The all-star ensemble cast also includes Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover, Due Date, Dinner for Schmucks), Edward Norton (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Primal Fear, American History X), Andrea Riseborough (Oblivion, Shadow Dancer), Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone, Win Win), Emma Stone (The Help; Crazy, Stupid, Love, The Amazing Spiderman franchise) and Naomi Watts (St. Vincent, The Impossible, King Kong).

Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization behind SESAME STREET which reaches 156 million children across more than 150 countries. The Workshop's mission is to use the educational power of media to help all children reach their highest potential. Delivered through a variety of platforms, including television programs, digital experiences, books and community engagement, its research-based programs are tailored to the needs of the communities and countries they serve, helping children everywhere grow smarter, stronger and kinder. For more information, visit us at www.sesameworkshop.org.



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