The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance premiere is just a couple of weeks away.  Netflix has released a new trailer for the prequel that centers around an uprising against evil.

The series is a prequel to the 1982 film The Dark Crystal. It follows the story of three Gelflings, voiced by  Taron Egerton, Nathalie Emmanuel, and Anya Taylor-Joy. The Gelflings discover the Skeksis are using a great power that could destroy their world. This trailer features more of the story as the Gelflings rally to fight back against the Skeksis and a villainous force known as the Darkening.

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

The Crystal of Truth. Image Source: Netflix

According the The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix screened the first episode at San Diego Comic Con to some positive feedback.  Egerton, director Louis Leterrier, Lisa Henson, CEO and President of The Jim Henson Company and Mark Hamill were on hand to talk about the series. Hamill voices the Skeksis character The Scientist.

The show also features the voices of  Caitriona BalfeNatalie Dormer,  Theo JamesGugu Mbatha-RawMark Strong, Alicia Vikander,  Jason IsaacsKeegan-Michael Key, Simon Pegg, and Andy Samberg.   Executive producers are Leterrier, Henson and Halle Stanford.  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.

Watch the trailer below. The Dark Crystal film is now available on Netflix. The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance  debuts on Friday, August 30.





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