Fans can at last return to Jim Henson’s rich fantasy world of Thra in the new Netflix original series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, premiering Friday, August 30. Produced by the Jim Henson Company and directed by Louis Leterrier (Clash of the Titans, The Incredible Hulk), the 10 x 60’ series follows three Gelflings who discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis’ power, and set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world.
Leading the voice cast are Taron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Joy and Nathalie Emmanuel, as the Gelfling heroes Rian, Brea and Deet.
Additional Gelfling characters are voiced by: Caitriona Balfe, Helena Bonham Carter, Harris Dickinson, Natalie Dormer, Eddie Izzard, Theo James, Toby Jones, Shazad Latif, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mark Strong and Alicia Vikander.
The Skeksis & Mystics are voiced by: Harvey Fierstein, Mark Hamill, Ralph Ineson, Jason Isaacs, Keegan-Michael Key, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Simon Pegg and Andy Samberg.
Aughra will be voiced by Donna Kimball. Additional characters will also be voiced by puppeteers from the production, including Alice Dinnean, Louise Gold, Neil Sterenberg and Victor Yerrid as Hup.
Executive producers are Lisa Henson, Louis Leterrier and Halle Stanford; co-executive producers are Jeffrey Addiss & Will Matthews, Javier Grillo-Marxuach and Blanca Lista; with Ritamarie Peruggi as producer, Tim Wellspring as line producer, Cameron Richardson as associate producer and Vivian Lee as co-producer.