Bad news for fans of the world of Thra : Netflix has decided to cancel the series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance after only one season. This ambitious prequel to Jim Henson‘s cult movie had won over critics and audiences alike. The series had also just won a Creative Arts Emmy Award as best children’s program.
In a press release, Lisa Henson, Executive Producer confirmed the news: “We can confirm that there will not be an additional season of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. We know fans are eager to learn how this chapter of The Dark Crystal saga concludes and we’ll look for ways to tell that story in the future. Our company has a legacy of creating rich and complex worlds that require technical innovation, artistic excellence, and masterful storytelling. Our history also includes productions that are enduring, often finding and growing their audience over time and proving again and again that fantasy and science fiction genres reflect eternal messages and truths that are always relevant. We are so grateful to Netflix for trusting us to realize this ambitious series; we are deeply proud of our work on Age of Resistance, and the acclaim it has received from fans, critics and our peers, most recently receiving an Emmy for Outstanding Children’s Program.”
In the vocal casting, we were joined by Taron Egerton (Kingsman), Anya Taylor-Joy (Peakuy Blinders), Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones), Caitriona Balfe (Outlander), Helena Bonham Carter (Harry Potter), Harris Dickinson (Trust), Natalie Dormer (The Tudors) and Mark Hamill (Star Wars).