The Netflix: Age of Resistance dark glass is amazing

It represents a lush and wild world directly from the 1982 film by Jim Henson
The Netflix: Age of Resistance dark glass is amazing
The first trailer came for The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, the next Netflix prequel for the 1982 film Jim Henson / Frank Oz The Dark Crystal. Makes the 10-hour series look The images have been updated for a digital era. Now, instead of moving through swamps and fields full of strange puppet creatures, the characters navigate immense spaces of brightly colored images, but the main species of the film. , the diminutive Gelflings, similar to the elves, and the corrupted, Skeksis, similar to birds, seem practically unchanged since 1982.

The series, based on the recent novels of J. Crystal Lee Dark Crystal, Shadows of the Dark Crystal and Song of the Dark Crystal, appears immediately after a description of the event in the 1982 film. The Skeksis have broken the Dark Crystal, a mysterious source of energy in the heart of your castle, and you are gradually turning from the guardians of the planet into darkness into decaying monsters obsessed with their own longevity and power. The books relate the slow awakening of the Gelflings, who do not realize that the Skeksis attack them until their situation is serious.

Taron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Joy and Nathalie Emmanuel are the main characters of the series. A Netflix statement reveals that other Gelflings are played by movie stars, such as Helena Bonham Carter, Natalie Dormer, Eddie Izzard, Theo James, Toby Jones, Shazad Latif, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mark Strong and Alicia Vikander. Among the actors that express the Skeksis are Harvey Fierstein, Mark Hamill, Ralph Ineson, Jason Isaacs, Keegan-Michael Key, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Simon Pegg and Andy Samberg. The "guardian of secrets" Aughra, originally voiced by Frank Oz, will be played by Donna Kimball

The director of the film, Louis Leterrier, the producers of PBS, Lisa Henson (daughter of Jim Henson) and Halle Stanford, and the creators Jeffrey Addiss and Will Matthews, have a deep respect for the original material and do not just look for a quick nostalgia.

The series debuts on Netflix on August 30, 2019.