Final trailer for Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is here

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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is the highly anticipated series coming soon to Netflix, and it’s the prequel to the classic 1982 Jim Henson film, The Dark Crystal. The series captures the magic of puppets like the original film, and it features an all-star cast including Mark Hamill and Taron Egerton. Netflix has released the final trailer for the series.

Synopsis: 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.

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.

 

The series will have 10 episodes, with each having a runtime of one hour. It’s directed by Louis Leterrier and produced by Ritamarie Peruggi. It’s produced by The Jim Henson Company and executive produced by Lisa Henson, Louis Leterrier, Halle Stanford. Jeffrey Addiss & Will Matthews, Javier Grillo-Marxuach, and Blanca Lista join as co-executive producers.

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

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