Dark Crystal’ Prequel Series in the Works at Netflix

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  1. Kaleb

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    ‘Dark Crystal’ Prequel Series in the Works at Netflix

    A prequel series to the 1982 Jim Henson film “The Dark Crystal” has been greenlit at Netflix, the streaming service announced Thursday.

    “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. It has been ordered for 10 episodes.

    Feature film director Louis Leterrier will executive produce the series and direct. The Jim Henson Company will produce, with Lisa Henson and Halle Stanford also executive producing. Longtime Henson collaborator Rita Peruggi will serve as producer and Henson’s Blanca Lista will serve as a co-executive producer. Leading the writing are co-executive producers Jeffrey Addiss, Will Matthews, and Javier Grillo-Marxuach.


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    Pink Ranger The North Remembers

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    Nice. Although we all know how this story ends. :(
     
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    At long last something else in the Dark Crystal world.
    I guess it will be about the milking of Gelfing's life essence because the power of the Skeksis comes from the Crystal which is no secret.
     
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    I want to rewatch the movie now.
     
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    Ive never watched the movie. I guess I should.
     
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    DarthSkywalker May the Force Be With You

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    I am definitely a fan of this.
     
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    Sounds very interesting. I'm thinking of re-watching the original film sometime.
     
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    Yeah, this is one I will have no problem binging.
     
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    Primal Slayer Let the Siren scream

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    My body is ready.
     
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    Some Scenes in the Originial Movie where Really Brutal for his Time now i wonder what they show us on Netflix
     
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    Netflix has the luxury of no rating system so their stuff can be anything from rated G up to rated NC17 if they want.
     
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    ‘Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance’ Sets Taron Egerton, Anya-Taylor Joy, Nathalie Emmanuel To Lead All-Star Voice Cast

    Children of the ’80s are chomping at the bit Netflix’s forthcoming Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance — and the all-star voice cast will add fuel to their excitement. Taron Egerton (Kingsman), Anya Taylor-Joy (The Witch), and Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones) have been set as the three Gefling heroes Rian, Brea, and Deet while additional actors like Helena Bonham-Carter, Toby Jones, Alicia Vikander, Simon Pegg, Andy Samberg and a robust roster of actors will also lend their voice to the return of Jim Henson’s beloved classic which will launch globally in 2019.

    Joining the aforementioned voice cast include a long list of actors from some of the most notable TV shows and films. Other Gefling characters will be voiced by Caitriona Balfe (Outlander), Harris Dickinson (forthcoming Maleficent 2), Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones), Eddie Izzard (Ocean’s Thirteen), Theo James (The Divergent Series), Shazad Latif (Star Trek: Discovery), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (The Cloverfield Paradox), and Mark Strong (Kingsman). The Skeksis & Mystics will be voiced by Harvey Fierstein (Torch Song), Mark Hamill (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), and Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine). Aughra will be voiced by Donna Kimball (The Happytime Murders) Additional characters will also be voiced by puppeteers from the production, including Alice Dinnean, Louise Gold, Neil Sterenberg and Victor Yerrid.


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    So, that is where Yoda's wife was hiding all this time :)
     
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    Trial By Stone!
     
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    so Rian seems to be a Gefling Knight right ?
     
  16. Pink Ranger

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    a.k.a. A Skeksis TV dinner.
     
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    OMG
    this looks absolutes beautiful
    really retro
     
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    Sithborg Oooh, plot twist!

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    I'm here to support Jim Henson studios.
     
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    Oh my dear lawd, it looks truly incredible.
     
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    Looking good. Great visuals.
     
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    This really does look amazing.
     
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