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Netflix unveils first look at The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

by Sean P. Aune | May 22, 2019May 22, 2019 10:30 am EDT

It’s hard to believe that after 37 years we’re finally going back to the world of the Dark Crystal.

Netflix has released the first images from its upcoming The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance series. The 10 episode season was produced by the Jim Henson Co., and just like the original movie, is completely shot with puppets. No CGI characters or creatures are to be found here.

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, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, 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.

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will hit Netflix on Aug. 30.


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Sean P. Aune

Sean Aune has been a pop culture aficionado since before there was even a term for pop culture. From the time his father brought home Amazing