The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance – Returning to Thra – Netflix – Featurette Debut

From the Jim Henson Company and visionary director/EP Louis Leterrier, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance premieres August 30.

Director: Louis Leterrier

Executive Producers: Lisa Henson, Louis Leterrier, Halle Stanford

Co-Executive Producers: Jeffrey Addiss & Will Matthews, Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Blanca Lista  

Producer: Ritamarie Peruggi

Line Producer: Tim Wellspring

Associate Producer: Cameron Richardson

Co-Producer: Vivian Lee 

Produced By: The Jim Henson Company

Format: 10 Episodes x 1 Hour

Spotlight

It’s time to return to Thra. 

 

In this brand new behind-the-scenes video, watch the voice cast and creators discuss returning to Jim Henson’s creation almost 40 years later and getting the chance to expand and enrich this already beloved world. 

 

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

 

THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE:

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THE JIM HENSON COMPANY

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Writer

Jeffrey Addiss  (developed by) 
Will Matthews  (developed by)
Richard Elliot  (2 episodes)
Simon Racioppa  (2 episodes)
J.M. Lee  (1 episode, 2019)
Kari Drake  (1 episode)
Margaret Dunlap  (1 episode)
Javier Grillo-Marxuach  (1 episode)
Vivian Lee

Director

Louis Leterrier

Actors

Helena Bonham Carter, Theo James, Anya Taylor-Joy, Keegan-Michael Key, Andy Samberg, Mark Strong, Benedict Wong, Simon Pegg, Sigourney Weaver, Toby Jones, Caitriona Balfe, Eddie Izzard, Jason Isaacs, Harvey Fierstein, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Nathalie Emmanuel, Taron Egerton, Alicia Vikander, and Awkwafina

Opening Date

Premieres August 30, 2019

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I'm the Sr. Film Writer and Community Manager for tmc.io. I write, direct and produce short films with my production company, Good Stew Productions. I'm now working on my first feature film which is a lot of work but a lot of fun! Though it's hard to answer this questions when asked, I'd say my favorite movie is “The Big Chill.” I enjoy photography, poetry, and hiking and I adore animals, especially elephants. I live in Arizona and feel it's an outstanding and inspirational place to live.

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