Entertainment-streaming giant Netflix has just released the teaser trailer as well as key art of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.
Based on The Dark Crystal, Jim Henson’s groundbreaking 1982 feature film, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance tells a new epic story, set many years before the events of the movie, and realized using classic puppetry with cutting edge visual effects. The world of Thra is dying. The Crystal of Truth is at the heart of Thra, a source of untold power. But it is damaged, corrupted by the evil Skeksis, and a sickness spreads across the land. When three Gelfling uncover the horrific truth behind the power of the Skeksis, an adventure unfolds as the fires of rebellion are lit and an epic battle for the planet begins. Watch the teaser trailer here:
Slated for official launch on August 30, 2019, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is directed by Louis Leterrier and produced by The Jim Henson Company. This special will have 10 episodes, with a runtime of about 1 hour per episode.
The Gelfling characters are voiced by Taron Egerton (Rian), Anya Taylor-Joy (Brea), Nathalie Emmanuel (Deet), Caitriona Balfe, Helena Bonham Carter, Harris Dickinson, Natalie Dormer, Eddie Izzard, Theo James, Toby Jones, Shazad Latif, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mark Strong, and Alicia Vikander.
The Skeksis & Mystics are voiced by Harvey Fierstein, Mark Hamill, Ralph Ineson, Jason Isaacs, Keegan-Michael Key, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Simon Pegg, Andy Samberg.
For more information on this new feature by Netflix, go to netflix.com/thedarkcrystal or follow the hashtag #darkcrystal on social media. InqPOP!/VT