The next chapter in Jim Henson’s epic fantasy “The Dark Crystal” is coming to Netflix and the brand new trailer has now been unveiled.
“The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance”, debuting August 30, continues the story in a 10-episode prequel series, set years before the events of the 1982 film.
Combining puppetry and new cutting-edge visual effects, the series brings the world of Thra to life.
The Crystal of Truth at the heart of Thra, the source of its power, is damaged and corrupted by the villainous Skeksis and a sickness is spreading over the land.
Three young Gelfling discover the terrifying secret to Skeksis’ power and set off on an epic adventure to build a rebellion for the future of their planet.
“The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” features the voices of Taron Egerton as Rain, Anya Taylor-Joy as Brea and Nathalie Emmanuel as Deet.
Also voicing the other Gelfling characters are 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.
Meanwhile, Harvey Fierstein, Mark Hamill, Ralph Ineson, Jason Isaacs, Keegan-Michael Key, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Simon Pegg and Andy Samberg lend their voices to the Skeksis and Mystics.
“The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” premieres on August 30 on Netflix.