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New Details For The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance Reveal The Setting of the Story

One of my most anticipated series is The Jim Henson Company's new series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, which is coming to Netflix. I loved the original film when I was a kid and the more I hear about the fantastical adventurous prequel series that’s be developed, the more excited I get!

Up until now all we’ve really known about the series is that it takes place several years before the events of the first film. It will consist of ten episodes and it's being created using "an ensemble of fantastical, state-of-the-art creatures created by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop and Brian Froud, the original feature’s conceptual designer."

It’s also been confirmed that this series is not an immediate prequel, "so it doesn’t end at the point where the original movie starts. It takes place significantly earlier than when the movie’s story takes place.
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‘The Dark Crystal: The Age of Resistance’: The Netflix Prequel Series Is ‘Still Pure Puppetry’

“I love CGI, but we’re not using CGI on this one,” “The Dark Crystal: The Age of Resistance” director Louis Leterrier told the audience at New York Comic-Con on Friday night.

Preserving the old way of telling stories through puppets was a theme of the panel, one of the first times the creative team behind the new Netflix prequel series has talked publicly about the 10-episode project.

Set before the events of the 1982 Jim Henson and Frank Oz film “The Dark Crystal,” this new series follows a Gelfing society that existed before the crumbled remains of the Wall of Destiny seen in the original movie. Series creator Lisa Hanson, Jim’s daughter, explained that the desire to make the series came from that image.

“We took that as our jumping off point for the whole series, saying, ‘What was that culture? What was lost? What was that beautiful Gelfling civilization?
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Preview of Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: A Discovery Adventure

Delve deep into the world of Jim Henson’s beloved creation The Dark Crystal this coming Wednesday with the release of the interactive Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: A Discovery Adventure; take a look at a preview here…

Join Jen and Kira on a grand adventure through the world of Thra in their journey to restore the Dark Crystal. Help them find the missing shard, evade Skeksis, and heal their land.

Each page contains dense artwork with hidden treasures waiting to be found as readers rediscover the magic of the cult-classic film, with lush spreads that present Jim Henson and Brian Froud’s fantastical vision of Thra and the wonderful creatures that live there

Featuring bonus challenges that take viewers deeper into the Crystal Castle or Aughra’s Observatory.

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: A Discovery Adventure is out on September 26th, priced $14.99.

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Brian Henson Offers Enthusiastic Updates on Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance

It’s been over a year since we’ve gotten any solid updates on Netflix’s 10-episode series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. It’s a joint project with Jim Henson’s Creature Shop and Brian Froud, who served as concept designer on the original Dark Crystal, released in 1982. Fortunately, producer Brian Henson participated in a panel at […]

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Exciting New Details Revealed For The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance TV Series

We haven't heard much about The Jim Henson Company's new series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance since it was first announced over a year ago. But Brian Henson recently shared some new details on the series, and it's enough to get fans more excited about what's to come.

Up until now, all we've known is that fantasy adventure is a prequel to The Dark Crystal and it takes place several years before the events of the first film. It will consist of ten episodes and it's being created using "an ensemble of fantastical, state-of-the-art creatures created by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop and Brian Froud, the original feature’s conceptual designer."

During a panel at DragonCon this past weekend Brian Henson offered the following update and details:

“It’s been shooting since last November, it’s so cool that Netflix could get behind it in such a big
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