Netflix’s Darkish Crystal: Age of Resistance Teaser Trailer & Poster Launched

Netflix has launched a teaser trailer and poster for The Darkish Crystal: Age of Resistance. Launched in 1982, The Darkish Crystal was a fantasy journey that marked a dramatic change of tempo for administrators Jim Henson and Frank Oz. The pair have been finest identified for his or her zany antics with The Muppets on the time, so audiences have been naturally bowled over after they delivered a film stuffed with horrifying and typically grotesque puppet characters. And whereas The Darkish Crystal faltered on the field workplace in consequence, it is since gone on to turn out to be a cult traditional and a nostalgic favourite amongst kids of the ’80s.

Now, having not too long ago turned its screenplay for an deserted Darkish Crystal movie sequel into a comic book e book, The Jim Henson Firm has joined forces with Netflix for a prequel sequence titled Age of Resistance. Directed by Louis Leterrier (Conflict of the Titans), the present takes place lengthy earlier than the occasions of The Darkish Crystal and follows three Gelflings – Rian (Taron Egerton), Brea (Anya Taylor-Pleasure), and Deet (Nathalie Emmanuel) – as they got down to save their planet Thra and battle again in opposition to the malicious Skeksis. Netflix has launched various pictures from the ten-part sequence during the last six months, however has avoided unveiling any footage… till immediately, that’s.

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The Darkish Crystal: Age of Resistance has now gotten an official teaser trailer and poster, courtesy of Netflix. You’ll be able to verify them out within the house under.

The Dark Crystal Age of Resistance Poster

As seen right here, Age of Resistance picks up because the clever, historic astronomer Aughra (now voiced by Donna Kimball) discovers the Skeksis are as much as new types of wickedness with the shattered Darkish Crystal at their disposal. The prequel sequence makes use of old-school puppetry to deliver its characters to life (quite than trendy CGI), so its designs for characters like Aughra, the Skeksis, and the Gelflings are very devoted to their seems in The Darkish Crystal film, as this footage illustrates. Clearly, the present has the advantage of larger manufacturing values and improved digital results to make Thra appears shinier and extra fluid than it was in Henson and Ouncess movie, however in any other case Age of Resistance looks like a chip off the identical block as its predecessor. And naturally, this trailer takes a second to guarantee that Chamberlain will make his notorious “Hmmm…” noise in some unspecified time in the future within the sequence correct.

Talking of Chamberlain: Netflix has but to announce the character’s voice actor in Age of Resistance. Nevertheless, it has confirmed the Skesis are being delivered to life by a star-studded forged that features Mark Hamill and Keegan-Michael Key, along with Harvey Fierstein, Ralph Ineson, Jason Isaacs, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Simon Pegg, and Andy Samberg. The Gelflings aren’t hurting for star energy both, and are being voiced by actors like Caitriona Balfe, Helena Bonham Carter, Harris Dickinson, Natalie Dormer, Eddie Izzard, Theo James, Toby Jones, Shazad Latif, Gugu Mbatha-Uncooked, Mark Sturdy, and Alicia Vikander. Primarily based on the A-grade forged and manufacturing values on show within the trailer, it is truthful to say Netflix goes all-out for this one.

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The Darkish Crystal: Age of Resistance begins streaming this summer season on Friday, August 30 on Netflix.

Supply: Netflix

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