The Witcher and The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance headed to SDCC’s Hall H

Netflix has announced today that it’s bringing The Witcher and The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance to San Diego Comic-Con. The Netflix panel will be held on Friday, July 19th in Hall H, and it’ll be showing off exclusive content for the upcoming shows.

The Witcher: A Netflix Original Series will have its panel from 2:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. inside Hall H. Here’s the description of the panel:

Based on the best-selling fantasy series of books, THE WITCHER is an epic tale of fate and family. Be among the first to get the exclusive scoop on the highly anticipated new Netflix original series centering around famed monster hunter, Geralt of Rivia. Be introduced to the world of The Continent, where humans, elves, witchers, gnomes, and monsters battle to survive and thrive, and where good and evil is not easily identified.

The series stars Henry Cavill (Justice League, Mission: Impossible – Fallout) as Geralt of Rivia, Freya Allen as Ciri, and Anya Chalotra as Yennefer.

The showrunner and executive producer is Lauren Schmidt Hissrich (Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s The Defenders, Umbrella Academy). Alik Sakharov (House of Cards, Game of Thrones) will be directing four episodes including the first one, with Alex Garcia Lopez (Marvel’s Luke Cage, Utopia) and Charlotte Brändström (Outlander, Counterpart, Disparue) each doing two episodes.


Netflix has also released new photos from The Witcher. Check them out below!

The Witcher Henry Cavill as Geralt

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

Benedict Wong Lena Headey Dark Crystal

After The Witcher panel, Netflix will be showcasing The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance from 3:30 pm.m to 5:15 p.m. This one is even longer than the Witcher’s panel, so expect to see more content. Here’s the description of the panel:

Netflix presents an exclusive sneak peek at the highly-anticipated fantasy series, THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE, based on Jim Henson’s groundbreaking 1982 feature film, THE DARK CRYSTAL. In this stunning new prequel, three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis’ power, and set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world. Realized using classic puppetry with cutting edge visual effects, the cast and creators discuss all of your burning questions about bringing Thra to life.

The series is directed by Louis Leterrier (The Incredible Hulk) and executive produced by Leterrier, Lisa Henson and Halle Stanford. It’s co-executive produced by Jeffrey Addiss & Will Matthews, Javier Grillo-Marxuach, and Blanca Lista.

Voice actors include Taron Egerton (Rocketman, Kingsman) as Rian, Anya Taylor-Joy (Split) as Brea, and Nathalie Emmanuel (HBO’s “Game of Thrones”) as Deet. Together, they are the three Gelfling heroes.

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will premiere on Netflix Friday, August 30, 2019.

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