Netflix Unveils Official Dark Crystal Series with New Teaser Trailer (VIDEO)
Fans of the movie The Dark Crystal will have something awesome to get excited about. The land of Thra is coming back with a new Gelfling adventure. Netflix has released an official teaser, seen below, that promises to revive the Henson masterpiece for the binge screen.
The Jim Henson Company announced that Netflix would be producing a Dark Crystal series at a press release Thursday. The 10 episode series will be called “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” and will be a prequel to the beloved film made in 1982. For those who grew up with the film, the revival of the franchise is likely to be warm welcomed.
This new Dark Crystal story is said to be set many years before the original film. With Henson’s shop behind the helm with creature creation and Brian Froud co-creating as a conceptual designer, the series promises to be a true and updated addition to the franchise. Here is what the synopsis had to say:
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.”
The series will be produced and directed by Louis Leterrier (The Incredible Hulk) with Jim Henson Company and a long list of others joining the production team as well. With so little to go on for now all we can do is brace for more info as it comes. In the meantime, dig out the VCR and brush up on Dark Crystal before the series releases!
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