The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance has a release date and five new images.  Netflix set the premiere date for Friday August 30. 

The series is a prequel to the 1982 film The Dark Crystal from Jim Henson and Frank Oz. And will take place many years before the film and has 10 episodes.

The series stays true to the original film by using puppets created by Jim Henson Co.’s Creature Shop. According to Variety, there is no CGI used in the series.  The images are mostly of the Gelflings and the Skeksis in a very colorful and beautifully details sets.  

The Geflling voices include  Taron Egerton as Rian,  Anya Taylor-Joy as Brea, and Nathalie Emmanuel as Deet. Caitriona Balfe, Natalie DormerTheo James, Gugu Mbatha-RawMark Strong, and Alicia Vikander also provide voices for Gelfling characters.

Mark HamillJason IsaacsKeegan-Michael KeySimon Pegg, and Andy Samberg are some of the voices for the Skeksis and Mystics. 

Louis Leterrier directed the series. Executive producers are Leterrier, Halle Stanford, and  Lisa Henson,  CEO and President of The Jim Henson Company.

Here’s the official synopsis: “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.”

Check out the images below. The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance premieres on August 30 on Netflix

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Skeksis in what looks like a battle with the Gelflings

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Deet speaking with an unknown character

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The Skeksis chamber room

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