What do a Star Wars legend, a Tim Burton regular, the Tomb Raider, Harry Potter baddie and two Game of Thrones alumni have in common? They’ll all voice characters on the Netflix prequel series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance in 2019, of course!
The story, which takes place several years before the film, takes place in a dying world called Thra. It is corrupted by an evil species (Skeksis), which have spread sickness across the land. When three Gelfling discover a horrifying secret behind the Mystic’s power, they set out to form a rebellion in hopes of saving the world.
Leading the charge as the three Gelfling heroes, Taron Egerton, as Rian, Anya Taylor-Joy, as Brea, and Nathalie Emmanuel (Deet). The streaming service also revealed the first look at the series, revealing all three main characters (below).
The 10-episode inaugural series will also feature a laundry list of fan-favorite actors like, Mark Hamill, Alicia Vikander, Helena Bonham-Carter, Natalie Dormer, Keegan-Michael Key, Simon Pegg and Andy Samberg. All will voice Gelflings and the Skeksis & Mystics.
Look for the much-anticipated series to debut at a some point in 2019.
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