Are you ready for another Thra adventure? Well, there is one maybe coming up but having the least chance for the same. Jim Henson is less likely to come up with the sequel while fans are eagerly waiting for it.
And here is what you need to know about the series. That you might have missed out before.
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is a Netflix and Jim Henson Company fantasy streaming television series set in the United States. It’s a prequel to Jim Henson’s 1982 film The Dark Crystal, and it delves into the realm of Thra, which was created for the original film.
Rian, Deet, and Brea are three Gelflings on a quest to unify the Gelfling clans in order to rise up against the oppressive Skeksis and save home planet Thra from a terrible scourge known as the Darkening. The series launched to critical praise on August 30, 2019. The series was announced to be terminated after one season in September 2020.
The Jim Henson Company created The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. Leterrier worked on the project as an executive producer alongside Lisa Henson and Halle Stanford. Javier Grillo-Marxuach and Blanca Lista co-executive produced with Jeffrey Addiss and Will Matthews.
Ritamarie Peruggi worked in the film industry as a producer. Line producer was Tim Wellspring. Cameron Richardson worked as an associate producer on the film. Vivian Lee was a co-producer on the film.
Three Gelflings—Rian, Brea, and Deet—inspire a rebellion on the planet Thra after uncovering a terrifying secret about their revered rulers, the Skeksis, that threatens the entire planet.
The Dark Crystal’s myths surrounding the universe, history, and characters are as rich as it is captivating. If what you’ve read so far has piqued your curiosity and you’d like to learn more as part of your Age of Resistance pre-game, you may visit the official Dark Crystal website for further information.
The cast of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance was full of celebrities. It contained the following items:
- Taron Egerton (Rocketman) as “Rian”
- Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Gambit) as “Brea”
- Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones) as “Deet”
- Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Black Mirror) as “Seladon”
- Caitríona Balfe (Outlander) as “Tavra”
- Shazad Latif (Star Trek: Discovery) as “Kylan”
- Hannah John-Kamen (Ant-Man and the Wasp) as “Naia”
- Helena Bonham Carter (The Crown) as “All-Maudra Mayrin”
There is only one season to date of The Dark Crystal that has been so popular to attain 8.4 out of 10 ratings on IMDb. This rating has been acknowledged by more than 22K IMDb users. So, the series is amazing to watch. Enjoy all of it exclusively on Netflix.
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The designers of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance have expressed interest in extending the Gelfling and Skeksis’ adventures. “If we are lucky enough to have additional seasons then the tale will carry on and we know where it’s heading and it’s maybe more hopeful than you might think,” co-creator Will Matthews told IndieWire in September 2019.
“We also have a concrete document for season two,” said co-creator Jeffrey Addis. So we’re all set to go.” Netflix, on the other hand, was not quite as prepared as the creators. The streaming service revealed that The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance would not be renewed for a second season a year after the interview and the premiere of the series.
Because of the pandemic, both the television and film industries have experienced production delays and unpredictably changing safety limitations. While coronavirus was not mentioned, it could have had a role in Dark Crystal’s fate.
One of the reasons could be the cost of the series, with 2,500 people working on the first season and presumably a comparable number working on any subsequent seasons, despite the fact that, as many have pointed out, the most of the groundwork for any subsequent seasons had already been put.
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The Dark Crystal Age of Resistance Season 2 if happening as well as the series has got a lot more to be explored. And soon we will come up with something more about it and other entertainment! Until then stay up with us.
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