The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance premiere is just around the corner. Netflix has revealed the full voice cast for the upcoming series, including the addition of Lena Headey, Awkwafina , Sigourney Weaver, Benedict Wong, Hannah John-Kamen, and Dave Goelz.
Headey will join the Gelflings as Maudra Fara along with John-Kamen who voices Naia.
Awkwafina and Wong join the Skeksis as The Collector and The General, respectively.
Weaver will voice a character known as The Myth-Speaker. Sounds like a Mystic. Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, The Archer, is the only Mystic listed.
Goelz has been a part of the Jim Henson Company for over 40 years. He performed Fizzgig in The Dark Crystal film in 1982. He returns to voice a Fizzgig named Baffi.
Here is a list of the full cast and the characters they will be playing, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly.
Taron Egerton as Rian
Anya Taylor-Joy as Brea
Nathalie Emmanuel as Deet
Caitriona Balfe as Tavra
Natalie Dormer as Onica
Theo James as Rek’yr
Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Seladon
Mark Strong as Ordon
Alicia Vikander as Mira
Helena Bonham-Carter as All-Maudra
Harrison Dickinson as Gurjin
Eddie Izzard as Cadia
Toby Jones as Librarian
Shazad Latif as Kylan
Mark Hamill as The Scientist
Jason Isaacs as The Emperor
Keegan-Michael Key as The Ritual Master
Andy Samberg as The Heretic
Simon Pegg as The Chamberlain
Harvey Fierstein as The Gourmand
Ralph Ineson as The Hunter
and Donna Kimball will voice Aughra.
The Netflix series is directed by Louis Leterrier. 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.
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance has 10 episodes and premieres on Netflix on August 30.