New Footage Debuted Yesterday

Netflix has unveiled some new footage yesterday at Comic-Con from their upcoming Jim Henson-inspired series, The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance.

A prequel to the 1980s classic, the new Netflix series boasts a stellar cast, including Simon Pegg, Helena Bonham Carter, Taron Egerton, Andy Samberg, Mark Hamill, and Nathalie Emmanuel.

Check out our article on the full cast and which characters they are playing.

Here’s the BTS featurette:

A trip to the world of Thra introduces us to the Gelflings, a trio who will inspire a revolution against the eerie Skeksis and their Emperor skekSo (Jason Isaacs).

The Gelflings are played by Egerton (Rian), Anya Taylor-Joy (Brea) and Nathalie Emmanuel (Deet).

During their journey to rescue the Crystal of Truth, the Gelflings will cross paths with an array of characters voiced by Hamill, Toby Jones, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw.

Caitriona Balfe, Samberg, Alicia Vikander, Keegan-Michael Key, Bonham-Carter and Lena Headey will also inhabit Thral.

Sigourney Weaver has also joined the cast as the mysterious Myth-Speaker, whose narration will guide the Gelflings on their quest.

The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance will premiere on Netflix August 30th.