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Lord of the Rings Returns to Helm’s Deep for an Anime Film About the King of Rohan

While Amazon’s upcoming Lord of the Rings series has been a hot topic for conversation for some time, the future of J.R.R. Tolkien’s franchise has never been bound to just one new project. Get ready for something big: an anime film set in Rohan called The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Films, Warner Bros, Peter Jackson, Jrr Tolkien, Tolkien, The Lord Of The Rings, Rohan, Ultraman, New Line Cinema, Will Matthews, Sam Register, Philippa Boyens, Kenji Kamiyama, The Dark Crystal


Who Has the World's Greatest Geek Acting Career?

A lot of actors have taken on multiple roles in genre projects—sci-fi, fantasy, horror—but one stands out as possibly the most prolific in this particular area. Which actor has had the most work in geekdom? io9 is here to offer evidence that it’s one Ralph Ineson.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Robert Downey Jr, Films, Disney, Netflix, Peaky Blinders, Harry Potter, Game Of Thrones, Sherlock, William, Finn, The Secret Service, Snape, Wade, Vince


‘The Dark Crystal’ is Coming Back – as a Ballet

While the pain of the The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance‘s cancelation still hasn’t faded (we deserve season 2, Netflix!) Jim Henson‘s creation will live on in some way or another. This time as…a ballet? That’s right, a ballet take on The Dark Crystal is in the works, and is coming to London’s Royal Opera House for its 2021-2022 season. Prepare yourself for some dancing puppets. For its 2021-2022 season, the Royal Opera House in London is hosting an all-new, original ballet titled The Dark ...
Tags: London, Movies, Fantasy, Netflix, Royal Ballet, Stage, Brian, Royal Opera House, Wayne McGregor, Lucy Carter, Jim Henson, Henson, Wendy Froud, The-Dark-Crystal, Uzma Hameed, Wayne McGregor Based


The Morning Watch: Movie Moments That Scared Kids, The Model Miniatures of ‘Moon’ & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, watch a supercut of movie moments that probably scared the hell out of you as a kid, including clips from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Dark Crystal, and more. Plus, tak...
Tags: Movies, Moon, Adam Savage, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Duncan Jones, Coraline, Wade, Deb, Roger Rabbit, Modesto California, Video Of The Day, Who-Framed-Roger-Rabbit, The-Dark-Crystal, The Morning Watch, Toy-Story-3, The Movie Show


Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Has Been Canceled by Netflix

The story of Thra on Netflix is over. io9 has exclusively confirmed the streaming service has chosen not to renew The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, meaning the series has come to an end after only one season.Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Netflix, Puppets, Streaming, Exclusive, Emmys, Lisa Henson, Louis Leterrier, Jim Henson Company, Javier Grillo Marxuach, Cowboy Bebop, The Dark Crystal, Thra, The Dark Crystal Age Of Resistance


10 Good Boy Monsters From TV and Movies

You don’t have to be a traditional pupper to be a Good Boy. These monsters, undead creatures, and otherworldly forces have some of the biggest hearts out there—along with the most rub-able tummies.Read more...
Tags: Science, Dogs, Disney, Netflix, Animation, Dreamworks, Streaming, Frankenweenie, Gremlins, Sony Pictures Animation, Labyrinth, Hotel Transylvania, Paranorman, Monsters University, The Emoji movie, Good Boys


The Morning Watch: Product Placement in Netflix Movies & Shows, Creating the Skeksi of ‘Dark Crystal’ & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, find out how Netflix approaches product placement and brand partnership in shows like Stranger Things and movies such as To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. Plus, learn about the creation of the Skeksi puppet...
Tags: Movies, The Hunger Games, Netflix, Django Unchained, Jim Henson, Stranger Things, Video Of The Day, No-Country-for-Old-Men, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Steven Rinella, Toby Froud, Branded Entertainment Network, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Brian Froud, Thra, The-Dark-Crystal


An Ancient Dark Crystal Mystic Comes to Life for the First Time in a New Book of Thra

The world of Thra is full of incredible beings and creatures, from major civilizations like the Gelfling and the Skesis, to humble landstriders and adorable (and occasionally horrifying) Nurlocs. Now, a new book wants to detail Thra’s grand bestiary—and io9 has an exclusive look inside shows.Read more...
Tags: Books, Science, Netflix, Puppets, Streaming, Exclusive, Preview, Jim Henson Company, Adam Cesare, Insight Editions, The Dark Crystal, Brian Froud, Thra, The Dark Crystal Age Of Resistance, Iris Compiet


The Morning Watch: ‘Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ VFX Breakdown, Making of ‘Trolls World Tour’ Soundtrack & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, take a look at The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance VFX work done by DNEG. Plus, take a look at how Justin Timberlake and composer Ludwig Göransson produced the Trolls World Tour soundtrack while being far aw...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Trolls, Justin-Timberlake, Vanity Fair, Chewbacca, Peter Mayhew, Jim Henson, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, Joonas Suotamo, Ludwig Goransson, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, The-Dark-Crystal, The Morning Watch, DNEG


The Best Sci-Fi Binges You Can Watch in a Single Day (or Weekend)

Sometimes you just want the full story. Oh sure, you could start a binge of a show like Lost, The Expanse or Doctor Who today and keep watching that show for several months. But maybe you want to start something, finish it, and move onto the next thing.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Star Trek, Back To The Future, Firefly, Batman, Lord Of The Rings, Black Mirror, The Matrix, Spider Man, Watchmen, The Witcher, The Dark Crystal, Watch It Nerds


A Bard's Tale Can't Compare to Bad Soup in This Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Comic Exclusive

The customer is always right—especially on Thra, when that customer is a Skeksis attending a Gelfling tavern.Read more...
Tags: Science, Exclusive, Preview, Bard, BOOM Studios, Hup, The Dark Crystal, Thra, The Dark Crystal Age Of Resistance, Bad Soup


The Dark Crystal : Age of Resistance Teaser

Netflix has just released the first teaser trailer for the The Dark Crystal : Age of Resistance, a 10 part prequel series to the original 1982 film. Check it out below : I’m pretty excited about this one, as a big fan of the original Dark Crystal film, and also because I love the character designs and concept art of Brian Froud, who also worked on Jim Henson’s Labyrinth. Apparently no CGI has been used in the film, only puppets, which would be pretty rare for any film production involvin...
Tags: Film, Netflix, Animation, Anime, Jim Henson, The Dark Crystal, Brian Froud, The Dark Crystal : Age Of Resistance


‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Trailer: Jim Henson’s Puppet Fantasy World Makes a Stunning Return

The Dark Crystal is one of those cult favorite fantasy movies from the 1980s that kids grew up on and still love to this day. Netflix is hoping they’re eager to cash in on that nostalgia with a return to the world of Thra and a story set before the events of the original movie in the upcoming series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. The first trailer for the series has arrived, and it shows off some truly impressive puppetry and special effects wizardry that will unfold across 10 one-hour ep...
Tags: Television, Movies, Fantasy, Netflix, Sequels, Resistance, Billie Whitelaw, Alicia Vikander, Jim Henson, Andy Samberg, Taron Egerton, Nathalie Emmanuel, Anya Taylor-joy, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Thra, The-Dark-Crystal




Netflix channels Jim Henson’s magic in Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance trailer

Netflix has released the first trailer for The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, its prequel series to Jim Henson's 1982 classic The Dark Crystal, directed by Louis Leterrier and produced by The Jim Henson Company. The post Netflix channels Jim Henson’s magic in Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance trailer appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Netflix, Louis Leterrier, Jim Henson, Jim Henson Company, Movies & TV, The Dark Crystal, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance


See New ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Images Before the Prequel Series Hits Netflix in August

Fans of the cult favorite fantasy adventure The Dark Crystal have been waiting for a new look at the 10-episode prequel series that takes place before the events of the 1982 feature film from Jim Henson and Frank Oz. Thankfully, following a tease awhile back, we have the goods in the form of a batch of new images from The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, as well as the official release date for the anticipated project. Dark Crystal Series Photos Here’s a new look at Taron Egerton, Any...
Tags: Television, Movies, Fantasy, Netflix, Sequels, Resistance, Billie Whitelaw, Alicia Vikander, Louis Leterrier, Jim Henson, Andy Samberg, Taron Egerton, Nathalie Emmanuel, Brea, Anya Taylor-joy, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance


Netflix’s ‘Dark Crystal’ Prequel Series Reveals First Look Photos and Star-Studded Voice Cast

Netflix is reviving a cult favorite for many children of the 1980s in the form of the prequel series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. The series serves as a follow-up to Jim Henson’s dark fantasy adventure The Dark Crystal from 1982, which featured some extremely impressive and immersive puppet work and production design. But don’t worry if you’ve never seen the original movie – this series is set long before the events of The Dark Crystal, telling a new epic story. Netflix has revealed...
Tags: Images, Television, Movies, Casting, Natalie Dormer, Fantasy, Netflix, Sequels, Sherlock Holmes, Mark Hamill, Billie Whitelaw, Mark Strong, Lisa Henson, Jim Henson, Rian, Gugu Mbatha Raw


‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’: Netflix’s Prequel Series Will Be “Pure Puppetry”

Jim Henson‘s 1982 fantasy film The Dark Crystal has gone down in history as a master class in puppetry magic. And it’s important to the creative team behind the new Netflix prequel series that they get that aspect right. At New York Comic-Con, director Louis Leterrier and creative executive producer Lisa Henson, Jim Henson’s daughter, promised that The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will preserve the practical techniques of the ’80s classic and revealed a few more details about the highly anti...
Tags: Television, Movies, Fantasy, Netflix, Sequels, Lisa Henson, Louis-Leterrier, Jen, Jim, Jim-Henson, Henson, Toby, Nycc, New York Comic Con, Toby Froud, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance


‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Creators Reveal Details at New York Comic-Con

Little is known about Netflix’s “The Dark Crystal: The Age Of Resistance,” a 10-episode prequel to the beloved 1982 fantasy film created by Jim Henson. No release date has been set on the project, which wrapped filming just last week. Director Louis Leterrier and creative executive producer Lisa Henson, daughter of the late Jim Henson, appeared […]
Tags: New York, News, Netflix, Lisa Henson, Louis Leterrier, Jim Henson, The Dark Crystal, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, New York Comic-Con


Don't Get Excited About That Truly Bizarre Michael Bay/Thundercats Rumor

Even more names are being added to the potential director list for Bond 25. Black Lightning recruits another DC superhero. Brian Henson offers an update on Netflix’s Dark Crystal series. Plus, more sneak peeks from Deadly Class, a new look at the next season of The Walking Dead, and more. Spoilers now!Read more...
Tags: Science, The Walking Dead, Z Nation, Netflix, Thundercats, Shazam, Dune, Don, Van Helsing, Riverdale, Final Score, The Predator, Brian Henson, Black Lightning, Bond 25, The Dark Crystal


‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Details Shared By Brian Henson

Are you ready to return to Thra? That’s the home world of the Gelflings, a race of alien creatures who warred against another race called the Skeksis in the 1982 puppet-driven film The Dark Crystal. Over a year ago, we wrote about the announcement of Netflix’s The Dark Crystal TV show, and now The Jim Henson Company’s Brian Henson has offered an update about the state of the production and more details about the story’s time period. BleedingCool brings word from Dragon Con that Brian Henso...
Tags: London, Television, Movies, Fantasy, Netflix, Frank Oz, Lisa Henson, Jen, Jim Henson, Henson, Jim Henson Company, Action/Adventure, Netflix/Streaming Video, Brian Henson, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Thra


Cool Stuff: ‘The Dark Crystal’ Emperor’s Scepter and Castle of the Skeksis Prop Replicas

The Dark Crystal celebrated its 35th anniversary at the end of 2017, drumming up even more interest in the Jim Henson production that first hit the big screen, and many collectible houses are still celebrating. For those of you who don’t know, the fantasy film follows a young man who goes on a quest to find a shard of the dark crystal, a powerful gem that once provided balance to the universe. It’s the key to bringing peace back to the world after it was taken over by the evil Ske ksis . Now an...
Tags: Movies, Fantasy, Castle, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Jim Henson, Henson, Jim Henson Company, The-Dark-Crystal, Chronicle Collectibles, The Jim Henson Company Chronicle Collectibles


Cool Stuff: ‘The Dark Crystal’ and ‘Labyrinth’ Christmas Sweaters Are Pure Magic

The weather has only just started to cool down as we ring in the fall season, but plenty of retail outlets are already getting out their Christmas decorations and gear for eager holiday lovers who have already bailed on Halloween. That includes a new batch of ugly Christmas sweaters to make your friends jealous. This year, Jim Henson’s 1980s favorites Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal will join the ugly Christmas sweater party, each with a couple new holiday wardrobe options. They’ll complete the ...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Gear, Sarah, Cool Stuff, Jared, Labyrinth, Jim Henson, Toby, The-Dark-Crystal


Netflix is getting a ‘Dark Crystal’ prequel series from The Jim Henson Company

Netflix will bring audiences a prequel series to Jim Henson's 1982 classic The Dark Crystal, directed by Louis Leterrier and produced by The Jim Henson Company, titled The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. The post Netflix is getting a ‘Dark Crystal’ prequel series from The Jim Henson Company appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Netflix, Louis Leterrier, Jim Henson, Jim Henson Company, Movies & TV, The Jim Henson Company, The Dark Crystal, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance


Netflix Announces The Dark Crystal Prequel Series!

Netflix announces The Dark Crystal prequel series A beloved classic from the ’80s marks its return as Netflix has announced they will be the home for The Jim Henson Company’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance! You can check out a teaser for the brand-new series in the player below. The 10-episode fantasy adventure series serves as a prequel to the groundbreaking 1982 fan favorite The Dark Crystal, and takes place many years before the events of the film. The series will be shot in the U.K.,...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Streaming, Resistance, Lisa Henson, Louis Leterrier, Louis, Jim Henson, Henson, Jim Henson Company, Javier Grillo Marxuach, Netflix Original Series, Cindy Holland, The Jim Henson Company