[08/13/19 - 08:17 AM] Video: Final Trailer Debut - "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance" - August 30 on Netflix Based on The Dark Crystal, Jim Henson's groundbreaking 1982 feature film, the series tells a new story, set many years before the events of the movie, and realized using classic puppetry with cutting edge visual effects.
[via press release from Netflix]
Return to the age of wonder and brace yourself for the darkening, with the new trailer for "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance"
"The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance," the epic prequel series to the beloved 1982 Jim Henson film "The Dark Crystal," premieres August 30 only on Netflix.
· Based on The Dark Crystal, Jim Henson's groundbreaking 1982 feature film, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance tells a new 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.
· Logline: The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance returns to the world of Thra with an all new adventure. When three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis' power, they set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world.
· Voice Cast: The Gelfling are voiced by Taron Egerton (Kingsman), Anya Taylor-Joy (The Witch), Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones), Caitriona Balfe (Outlander), Helena Bonham Carter (The King's Speech), Harris Dickinson (Maleficent 2), Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones), Eddie Izzard (Ocean's Thirteen), Theo James (The Divergent Series), Toby Jones (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), Shazad Latif (Star Trek: Discovery), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (The Cloverfield Paradox), Mark Strong (Kingsman), Alicia Vikander (Tomb Raider), Lena Headey (Game of Thrones), and Hannah John-Kamen (Game of Thrones). The Skeksis & Mystics are voiced by: Harvey Fierstein (Torch Song Trilogy), Mark Hamill (Knightfall, Star Wars), Ralph Ineson (Game of Thrones), Jason Isaacs (The OA), Keegan-Michael Key (Key and Peele), Ólafur Darri Ólafsson (True Detective), Simon Pegg (Mission Impossible), Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine Nine), Benedict Wong (Avengers: Endgame), and Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians). Sigourney Weaver voices The Narrator. Aughra is voiced by Donna Kimball.
About The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
· Launch date: Friday, August 30, 2019
· Director: Louis Leterrier
· Executive Producers: Lisa Henson, Louis Leterrier, Halle Stanford
· Co-Executive Producers: Jeffrey Addiss & Will Matthews, Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Blanca Lista
· Producer: Ritamarie Peruggi
· Line Producer: Tim Wellspring
· Associate Producer: Cameron Richardson
· Co-Producer: Vivian Lee
· Produced By: The Jim Henson Company
· Format: 10 Episodes x 1 Hour
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