Netflix UK Sets Premiere Date For ‘The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance’

The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance will premiere on Netflix UK on Friday August 30th, it has been announced.

The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance tells a new epic story, set many years before the events of the movie, and realized using classic puppetry with cutting edge visual effects. The world of Thra is dying. The Crystal of Truth is at the heart of Thra, a source of untold power. But it is damaged, corrupted by the evil Skeksis, and a sickness spreads across the land. When three Gelfling uncover the horrific truth behind the power of the Skeksis, an adventure unfolds as the fires of rebellion are lit and an epic battle for the planet begins.

The series, which is based on the 1982 feature film The Dark Crystal, is produced by The Jim Henson Company and features the voices of Taron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nathalie Emmanuel, Caitriona Balfe, Helena Bonham Carter, Harris Dickinson, Natalie Dormer, Eddie Izzard, Theo James, Toby Jones, Shazad Latif, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mark Strong, Alicia Vikander, Harvey Fierstein, Mark Hamill, Ralph Ineson, Jason Isaacs, Keegan-Michael Key, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Simon Pegg, Andy Samberg, Donna Kimball, Alice Dinnean, Louise Gold, Neil Sterenberg and Victor Yerrid. Lisa Henson, Louis Leterrier and Halle Stanford are the executive producers. Louis Leterrier is the director.

TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.