Netflix annule The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, gagnant d’un Emmy


Netflix annule The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, lauréat d’un Emmy

The day after the acclaimed series brought home the Emmy for Outstanding Children’s program, Netflix chose not to renew the prequel series to Jim Henson’s cult classic. The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, according to io9.

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« We can confirm that there will be no additional season of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. We know fans can’t wait to hear how this chapter of The dark crystal the saga is ending and we will look for ways to tell this story in the future“Lisa Henson, CEO and Executive Producer of Jim Henson Company said in a statement. ” Our company has a heritage of creating rich and complex worlds that require technical innovation, artistic excellence, and masterful storytelling. Our story also includes productions that endure, often finding and growing audiences over time and proving time and time again that the fantasy and sci-fi genres reflect everlasting messages and ever-relevant truths. We are very grateful to Netflix for trusting us to make this ambitious series; We are deeply proud of our work on Age of Resistance and the reception it has received from fans, critics and our peers, who recently received an Emmy for Outstanding Children’s Program. »

Age of resistance takes place before the events of 1982 the Shadow glass, and tells an epic new story, set many years before the film, and performed using classic puppets with cutting edge visual effects. The world of Thra is dying. The crystal of truth is at the heart of Thra, a source of untold power. But he is damaged, corrupted by the evil Skeksis, and a disease spreads across the land. When three Gelfling discover the horrific truth behind the power of the Skeksis, an adventure unfolds as the fires of rebellion are kindled and an epic battle for the planet begins.

« We thank the master artists of The Jim Henson Company for bringing The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance to life for fans around the world”Netflix said in a statement. ” We thank executive producers Lisa Henson and Halle Stanford, and Louis Leterrier, who also directed all episodes, as well as the writers, cast and crew for their outstanding work and thrilled to be recognized with the Emmy this week. -end. »

The voice cast will be directed by Taron Egerton (Kingsman), Anya Taylor-Joy (The witch, glass) and Nathalie Emmanuel (The iron Throne), as the three heroes Gelfling Rian, Brea and Deet, respectively. Other voice actors who are expected to lend their voices include Harvey Fierstein, Mark Hamill, Ralph Ineson, Jason Isaacs, Keegan-Michael Key, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Simon Pegg, Andy Samberg, Caitriona Balfe, Helena Bonham Carter, Harris Dickinson, Natalie Dormer , Eddie Izzard, Lena Headey, Benedict Wong, Awkwafina, Sigourney Weaver, Hannah John-Kamen, Dave Goetz, Theo James, Toby Jones, Shazad Latif, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mark Strong, Alicia Vikander and Donna Kimball. The show’s executive producers are Leterrier, Halle Stanford and Jim Henson’s daughter Lisa Henson.

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Feature film director Louis Leterrier (Now you see me, The Incredible Hulk) will produce the series as well as direct direction. The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will be a Netflix original series produced by The Jim Henson Company and executed by Letterier, Lisa Henson and Halle Stanford. Longtime Henson collaborator Rita Peruggi will serve as producer and Henson’s Blanca Lista will serve as executive co-producer. Co-executive producers Jeffrey Addiss and Will Matthews (Life in a year) and Javier Grillo-Marxuach (Lost, The 100).

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is available to stream on Netflix now.


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