‘Dark Crystal’ Prequel

Netflix will stream the revival of The Jim Henson Company‘s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. A premiere date was not announced.

The 10-episode fantasy adventure series, to be shot in the UK, is a prequel to the 1982 feature The Dark Crystal. The cast will star creatures created by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop and Brian Froud, who was the original feature’s conceptual designer. Henson, who passed away in 1990, and Frank Oz, provided voices for the original.

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance involves three Gelfling who “discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis’ power,” prompting them to take “an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world.”

You can stream the original 90-minute film right here:

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