Netflix will be home to a prequel of the exemplary Henson property 'The Dark Crystal', an all-new series called 'The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance'
One year prior, Netflix and The Jim Henson Company declared that they were building up 'The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance', a TV arrangement set to be a prequel to the 1982 film, The Dark Crystal. Jim Henson's 1982 fantasy film 'The Dark Crystal' has stood out forever as an ace class in puppetry enchantment. Also, it's essential to the innovative group behind the new Netflix prequel arrangement that they get that original viewpoint right, as reported by IndieWire.
Little is known about the venture aside from the fact that it will be a 10-episode prequel to the adored 1982 dream film made by Jim Henson. No discharge date has been determined to the undertaking, which wrapped taping simply a week ago.
Chief Louis Leterrier and inventive moviemaker Lisa Henson, daughter of the late Jim Henson, showed up at New York Comic-Con on Friday to share a couple of insights about the forthcoming venture. "I love CGI, but we're not using CGI on this one," 'The Dark Crystal: The Age of Resistance' director Louis Leterrier told the audience at New York Comic-Con on Friday night.
The 10-episode dream experience series happens numerous years prior to the occasions of the original film, and it will star a group of fantastical, best in class creatures made by Jim Henson's Creature Shop and Brian Froud, the original feature's conceptual creator.
"In the original movie, Jen and Kira stop at the Wall of Destiny and they see the ruins of what was once a beautiful Gefling culture, and we took that as a jumping point for the whole series," Lisa Henson said at ComicCon panel.
She added, "What was that culture? What was lost? What was that beautiful Gelfling civilization? And it's very developed. We have a big canvas with many different groups of Gelflings living in all different kinds of geography."
Series director Louis Leterrier also added, "People have asked what the newest technology we're bringing to this is, and I say, 'Well it's actually really old technology: the green screen'. We're removing puppeteers where they are physically moving the puppets from the outside."
He went on to say, "But Jim didn't have the ability to do that at the time of the movie. So even though that's a really old visual effects technique, it's an advance on the film. We were so pleased that it's still pure puppetry because if you take the puppeteers out, they're still moved by the puppeteers."