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Netflix has announced that The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance series will premiere on the streaming service on Friday, August 30th, 2019 with 10 episodes.  The series is directed by Louis Leterrier with The Jim Henson Company producing.

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.

Leading the voice cast are Taron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Nathalie Emmanuel, as Rian, Brea and Deet, three Gelfling heroes.

The Gelfling characters are voiced by Taron Egerton (Rian), Anya Taylor-Joy (Brea), Nathalie Emmanuel (Deet), Caitriona Balfe, Helena Bonham Carter, Harris Dickinson, Natalie Dormer, Eddie Izzard, Theo James, Toby Jones, Shazad Latif, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mark Strong, Alicia Vikander

The Skeksis & Mystics are voiced by Harvey Fierstein, Mark Hamill, Ralph Ineson, Jason Isaacs, Keegan-Michael Key, lafur Darri lafsson, Simon Pegg, Andy Samberg

Aughra will be voiced by Donna Kimball. Additional characters will also be voiced by puppeteers from the production, including Alice Dinnean, Louise Gold, Neil Sterenberg and Victor Yerrid as Hup. `

Based on The Dark Crystal, Jim Henson's groundbreaking 1982 feature film, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance tells a new epic 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.

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1 hour ago, lordtom said:

Oh jesus, I didn't realise it was Louis Letterier. Well fingers crossed it good

Yeah, not a great track record there.

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Most anticipated movie (show) of my life. I hope I'm not getting my hopes to high. Love the original, Clash of the Titans, Gremlins and Dark Crystal all time favorites.

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On 5/23/2019 at 5:42 AM, bgilmer76 said:

Most anticipated movie (show) of my life. I hope I'm not getting my hopes to high. Love the original, Clash of the Titans, Gremlins and Dark Crystal all time favorites.

Original or remake Clash of the Titans?

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The journey begins as darkness rises. Join three Gelfling heroes on an epic quest to save their world.
 



The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance premieres August 30.

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Man, The Dark Crystal was my favorite as a kid. Now as a grown ass kid i'm pretty excited to go back to that world. I know that it won't be the same as the origional but i'll 100% give it a shot. Plus Olgra was the origional big booty! lol

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