The cult movie of the 80s The Dark Crystal will soon be entitled to its prequel on Netflix, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. The new adventures of the inhabitants of Thra will be available from August 30th, 2019 on the streaming giant’s platform.
In this series, which will take place several years before the events of the film, the world of Thra is in great danger while the Crystal of truth, source of an immense power, was “damaged, corrupted by the perverse Skeksis”. The official synopsis also states that “disease is spreading across the country” and that “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”.
Taron Egerton (Kingsman), Anya Taylor-Joy (Atlantis) and Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones) will be the voices of the three heroes Gelfling, Rian, Brea and Deet. The vocal cast will also include Mark Hamill (Star Wars), Caitriona Balfe (Outlander), Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones).