Get a fill of fantasy with ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’
Are you looking for a fantasy series to binge on Netflix? Check out The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance and you won’t be disappointed. This 10-episode adventure series is a prequel to Jim Henson’s groundbreaking 1982 flick, The Dark Crystal.
The world of Thra is dying and its source of power, the Crystal of Truth, has been damaged and corrupted by the evil Skeksis. Sickness has spread across the land. When three young heroes seek to uncover the truth, an adventure unfolds as the fires of adventure are lit in an epic battle for the planet begins.
Staying faithful to Henson’s Creature Shop, the characters’ design resemble the puppets in the original feature film. The movie mixes classic puppetry with cutting-edge visual effects.
Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service), Anya Taylor-Joy (Split), and Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones) bring the three Gelfling heroes to life. Other actors lending their voices to the characters of Thra include Mark Hamill, Helena Bonham Carter, Andy Samberg, Natalie Dormer, Awkwafina, Lena Heady, Benedict Wong, and more.
Louis Leterrier serves as both director and executive producer for The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.
Catch the fantasy series on August 30 at netflix.com/thedarkcrystal. Watch this featurette for a glimpse of Thra.
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