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Netflix is making a ‘Dark Crystal’ prequel series

The series is a prequel to Jim Henson's 1982 fantasy masterpiece

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Netflix and the Jim Henson Company are developing a series that serves as a prequel to the 1982 fantasy masterpiece The Dark Crystal. Rolling Stone reports that the new series is called The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. Watch a teaser below, featuring archival footage of Jim Henson, who says of The Dark Crystal: “out of all projects, it’s the one that I’m most proud of.” Jim Henson Company is developing the series with visionary illustrator Brian Froud, whose vision shaped the worlds of both The Dark Crystal and Labryinth (Froud’s drawings are seen in the trailer). A sequel to Labyrinth is also being developed.

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