Yesterday, the internet ran crazy with the announcement that after 30 years The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance sequel series was in the works. The series was announced by Netflix with director Louis Leterrier producing the project.
A prequel series to the Jim Henson film “The Dark Crystal” has been greenlit at Netflix, the streaming service announced Thursday.
“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. It has been ordered for 10 episodes.
“Now You See Me” director Louis Leterrier will executive produce the series and direct. The Jim Henson Company will produce, with Lisa Henson and Halle Stanford also executive producing. Longtime Henson collaborator Rita Peruggi will serve as producer and Henson’s Blanca Lista will serve as a co-executive producer. Leading the writing are co-executive producers Jeffrey Addiss, Will Matthews, and Javier Grillo-Marxuach.
Now today we at Omega Underground have learned from My Entertainment World that production is expected to begin on the series this Fall:
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will debut exclusively on Netflix