The first teaser trailer for Netflix's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance has now been revealed, and if any fans of Jim Henson's The Dark Crystalhave had concerns about the show's ability to recapture the fantastic essence of the original, they should be satisfied by the sight of this immersive and trippy new take.
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is a prequel to the 1982 classic fantasy film, and it honors the original by using all puppetry instead of computer animation. From the teaser above and the photos below, it looks like that throwback approach is paying off, because the series seems to be capturing everything that made the film such a lasting aesthetic delight.
The series returns to the world of Thra for a new adventures, as three Gelfling discover the disturbing truth of the Skeksis' power and embark on a journey of world-changing rebellion. The voice cast list for the show is absolutely stacked with A-listers, too.