The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance gets its first full trailer
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 features a huge cast including Taron Egerton (Kingsman), Anya Taylor-Joy (The Witch), Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones), Caitriona Balfe (Outlander), Helena Bonham Carter (The King’s Speech), Harris Dickinson (Maleficent 2), Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones), Eddie Izzard (Ocean’s Thirteen), Theo James (The Divergent Series), Toby Jones (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), Shazad Latif (Star Trek: Discovery) - and that's just the Gelfling!
The Skeksis and Mystics are voiced by Gugu Mbatha-Raw (The Cloverfield Paradox), Mark Strong (Kingsman), Alicia Vikander (Tomb Raider), Lena Headey (Game of Thrones), and Hannah John-Kamen (Game of Thrones), Harvey Fierstein (Torch Song Trilogy), Mark Hamill (Knightfall, Star Wars), Ralph Ineson (Game of Thrones), Jason Isaacs (The OA), Keegan-Michael Key (Key and Peele), Ólafur Darri Ólafsson (True Detective), Simon Pegg (Mission Impossible), Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine Nine), Benedict Wong (Avengers: Endgame), and Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians).
And there are more! Sigourney Weaver is the narrator and Donna Kimball voices Aughra.
The Dark Crystal: The Age of Resistance hits Netflix worldwide on 30th August.
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (2018–)
Dir: Louis Leterrier | Cast: Alicia Vikander, Andy Samberg, Anya Taylor-Joy, Catriona Balfe, Eddie Izzard, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Harris Dickinson, Harvey Fierstein, Helena Bonham Carter, Jason Isaacs, Keegan-Michael Key, Mark Hamill, Mark Strong, Natalie Dormer, Nathalie Emmanuel, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Ralph Ineson, Shazad Latif, Simon Pegg, Taron Egerton, Theo James, Toby Jones | Writer: N/A