The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is a Netflix -produced series directed by Louis Leterrier. It is a prequel to the 1982 fantasy film that was directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz, The Dark Crystal. Just like the original film, it features animatronic puppets created and performed by Henson's Creature Shop and is based on designs by Brian Froud.
A Netflix-produced prequel series detailing the start of the war between the Skeksis and the Gelflings and the ensuing decay of Thra, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, was released in August 2019. For the franchise as a whole, see here.
The death of skekLach the Collector - exploding in a mass of pus over the other horrified Skeksis. One can only imagine what happened to her urRu/Mystic counterpart. A mind-controlled Tavra throwing back her cloak to reveal herself covered in tiny threader Arathim, who overwhelm the Stonewood Gelfling completely.
The series came out 37 years after The Dark Crystal was released. Sequel in Another Medium: The original was a theatrically released film, this one is a prequel streaming series. Similarly Named Works: To the Star Wars Marvel Comics series Star Wars: Age of Resistance. Doesn't help that they were both released in 2019. What Could Have Been:
The Dark Crystal (or Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal) is a fantasy media franchise that started with the eponymous 1982 film made using puppets, which was the brainchild of puppeteer Jim Henson with designs created by Brian Froud. While it did modestly at the box office, the film grew a steady cult following.
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance: Created by Jeffrey Addiss, Will Matthews. With Neil Sterenberg, Beccy Henderson, Nathalie Emmanuel, Taron Egerton. Return to the world of Thra, where three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis' power, and set out to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world.
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is an American fantasy streaming television series produced by Netflix and The Jim Henson Company.It is a prequel to the 1982 Jim Henson film The Dark Crystal that explores the world of Thra created for the original film.