The legend continues …
Jim Henson's Dark Crystal is nothing more than a cult classic, so when it was announced that Netflix would be a prequel to the 1
Far from the lo-fi landscapes of the original, the trailer showcases a sprawling world filled with epic locations and brand new puppets . The series also features an all-star cast including Simon Pegg, Mark Hamill, Anya Taylor-Johnson, Nathalie Emmanuel, and Taron Egerton. Directed by Louis Leterrier, the Netflix original looks to expand on the mythical lore of the beloved '80s film by utilizing Henson's famed puppetry and cutting edge visual effects.
This first full trailer is filled with references and callbacks to the classic film as well as multiple introductions of new characters and landscapes, so to make your day easier we've put together a scene-by-scene breakdown of the most vital, exciting, and easter egg-filled moments in the Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance trailer . From the return of iconic characters and locations to the arrival of terrifying new foes, there's plenty to pick apart in the two minutes plus teaser. So settle in and get ready to venture into the world of Thra where Skeksis threatened to make up the natural balance and only three young Gelflings – Diet, Rian, and Brea – can stop them. Here are the 20 things we learned from the trailer
According to the official synopsis from Netflix, "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance tells a new epic 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. spreads across the country 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 Will premiere on Netflix on Friday, June 24, 2019.