6 December 2012 6:30 AM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

It’s been two weeks since Kevin Clash resigned from Sesame Street amid allegations of having sexual relationships with two underaged partners and just over a week since a third accuser surfaced with similar claims. The effects of those accusations have now reached all the way to Hollywood, as Vulture has learned exclusively that Warner Bros. Pictures has cut loose a planned feature film it was developing with the now-infamous Elmo puppeteer.Clash had secretly been at work on a new character for the studio over this past summer and fall. It would have featured in “a ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ kind of movie about a kid and his stuffed animal that takes on a life of its own because of the child’s imagination,” according to a development document shared with Vulture summarizing the untitled project. At the time the sex scandals began to break, it was still unclear whether »


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