Although it was presented last year with rave reviews, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance has just been canceled by Netflix. According to a report from Gizmodo, Lisa Henson and Netflix have confirmed in separate statements that the show’s first season will also be its only season.
“We can confirm that there will be no additional season of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance,” Henson said. “We know that fans can’t wait to hear how this chapter in The Dark Crystal saga ends and we will be looking for ways to tell this story in the future… We are so grateful to Netflix for trusting us to make this happen. 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, recently receiving an Emmy for Outstanding Children’s Program. ”
“We are grateful to the master artists at 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 we are delighted to have been recognized with the Emmy this weekend. “
As Netflix reports, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance won an Emmy this weekend for Best Children’s Program. However, with Netflix being Netflix, its scheduling and cancellation decisions are opaque at best. And as Age of Resistance points out, Netflix pulling a show’s plug doesn’t signal at all that the streaming service isn’t interested in continuing to work and collaborate with the talent involved: Henson is involved in the next one. adaptation of Guillermo del Toro Pinocchio and executive producer Javier Grillo-Marxuach works as a writer on Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop.
You can watch the single season of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance here. The series served as a prequel to Jim Henson’s cult 1982 film The Dark Crystal.