'The Dark Crystal' Returns with New Prequel Series on Netflix

BY Brock ThiessenPublished May 18, 2017

If you've been wanting to return to the fascinating world of Jim Henson and Frank Oz's 1982 fantasy classic The Dark Crystal, you're in luck. Today (May 18) the Jim Henson Company revealed that a new prequel series called The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will be coming to Netflix.

Age of Resistance is set to take place several years before the story of the Dark Crystal film, and a press release explains of the new series, "three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis' power [and] set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world."

French filmmaker Louis Leterrier will direct Age of Resistance, while Brian Froud and the Jim Henson Company will create the fantastical creatures featured in the series.

A release date has yet to revealed for The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, but you can check out a newly revealed teaser below.

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