The Dark Crystal returns in a brand new series from Netflix

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Netflix have unveiled the first teaser for their new The Dark Crystal TV series - The Dark Crystal: The Age of Resistance.

The 10 episode series is being put together by The Jim Henson Company and will be shot in the UK with original conceptual designer Brian Froud leading the team in creating the all new weird and wonderful creatures that will populate the world.

“The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will combine the art of puppetry perfected by The Jim Henson Company, with Louis’ vision, powerful storytelling and a mix of cutting-edge digital imagery and visual effects,” said Cindy Holland, Vice President of Original Content at Netflix. “I can’t wait for families around the world to see how we bring these unique characters to life.”

Film director, Louis Leterrier is acting as showrunner and director for the series.

“Louis Leterrier is passionate about the world of The Dark Crystal and has an incredible creative vision for the series. He brings this passion to every facet of the production as he leads the talented team of artists and writers that are bringing this entire universe to life,” said Lisa Henson, CEO of The Jim Henson Company. “Netflix has a deep respect for my father’s original work and the many people it inspired. They are the perfect partners to create this next epic chapter in The Dark Crystal story for new fans and the loyal fans who have waited so long for more adventures from this world.”

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Last updated: 06/08/2018 11:45:27

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