Netflix Original Series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Teaser Trailer

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Netflix Original Series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Teaser Trailer

The Dark Crystal has captivated viewers since 1982 and was directed by the legendary Jim Henson and Frank Oz. In The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance teaser trailer Jim Henson said the film was “Probably the hardest thing that I ever worked on.” He also said the The Dark Crystal “was the most work, it was the most difficult, but it was the most fun. It was the most rewarding and of all projects, it’s the one I’m most proud of.” The movie recieved mixed reviews upon its initial release but quickly developed a cult following. It has even been listed in the Top Ten Fantasy Films.

Now thirty five years later Netflix and Jim Henson Company are bringing a ten episode fantasy adventure prequel to viewers around the world. The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will take place many years before the events of the first film. Age of Resistance returns to the world of Thra with an all new adventure. Three Gelfling discover the terrible secret behind the Skeksis’ power. They set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world.

The series will star en ensemble of fantastical state of the art creatures created by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop and Brian Froud, the original films conceptual designer. Cindy Holland, The Vice President of Original Content at Netflix, said, “I can’t wait for families around the world to see how we bring these unique characters to life.” Lisa Henson, CEO of The Jim Henson Company said, “Netflix has a deep respect for my father’s original work and the many people it inspired. They are the perfect partners to create this next epic chapter in The Dark Crystal story for new fans and the loyal fans who have waited so long for more adventures from this world.” Shooting for The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will start in the Fall of 2017.

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

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