The Jim Henson Company is Developing a Prequel to ‘The Dark Crystal’ For Netflix

The Jim Henson Company have been developing a prequel to their cult classic 1982 film, THE DARK CRYSTAL. Today we get our first tease of the new series that will premiere exclusively on Netflix called THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE.

The teaser gives us a peak inside their studio and the making of the creatures. The series is set to start shooting this Fall. Rediscover the age of wonder inspired by Jim Henson’s groundbreaking vision.

Lisa Henson, CEO of The Jim Henson Company had this to say about the new project;

“The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will combine the art of puppetry perfected by The Jim Henson Company, with Louis’ vision, powerful storytelling and a mix of cutting-edge digital imagery and visual effects. I can’t wait for families around the world to see how we bring these unique characters to life.”


“Louis Leterrier is passionate about the world of The Dark Crystal and has an incredible creative vision for the series. He brings this passion to every facet of the production as he leads the talented team of artists and writers that are bringing this entire universe to life. Netflix has a deep respect for my father’s original work and the many people it inspired. They are the perfect partners to create this next epic chapter in The Dark Crystal story for new fans and the loyal fans who have waited so long for more adventures from this world.”