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'Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance': Gelfling's unite in new trailer

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Lora Ball | 14 August, 2019, 05:45

The official trailer for Netflix's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance has arrived and fans of the original 1982 film should hope their eyes are hungry for a feast given the extensive look at the magical, and often handsome, world of Thra it offers. The new series seems to perfectly capture the mood that made us fall in love with the original and sticks to using Jim Henson puppets as opposed to "upgrading" to CGI, truly making this feel like a return to a world we all loved as kids.

And we don't have to wait much longer - The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance hits Netflix August 30. The new video highlights the locations, magic, and wonder that is found within the world of Thra, and the baddies trying to ruin it.

If you need to set a reminder, "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance" releases on Netflix on August 30th.

Here's a plot summary: Light the fires of resistance!

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Leading The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance voice cast are Taron Egerton (Rocketman, Kingsman), Anya Taylor-Joy (The Witch), and Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones), as Rian, Brea and Deet, three Gelfling heroes. The story revolves around the Crystal of Truth a.k.a. In this prequel to the fantasy classic, three young Gelfling inspire a rebellion against the cruel Emperor when they discover a horrifying secret.

Voice actors include Caitriona Balfe, Helena Bonham Carter, Harris Dickinson, Natalie Dormer, Eddie Izzard, Theo James, Toby Jones, Shazad Latif, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mark Strong, Lena Headey, Mark Hamill, Keegan-Michael Key, Olafur Darri Olafsson, Jason Isaacs, Simon Pegg, Andy Samberg and Awkwafina.

The Crystal of Truth is at the heart of Thra, a source of untold power, but it is damaged and corrupted by the Skeksis, and a sickness spreads across the land.

Louis Leterrier (The Incredible Hulk) directed the series with help from the talented team at The Jim Henson Company.

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