Our Great Conjunction has begun. As the suns align, our two halves begin to join: our adult and childhood selves. Thirty-five years after the original, we are returning to the world of Thra and its Dark Crystal.
Jim Henson’s Company announced the creation of a 10-episode Netflix series that will begin shooting in Fall 2017. Planned by the producers as a prequel to the original, this series will combine modern technology and the original-style practical effects, created by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop and original movie designer Brian Froud. Gelflings, Skeksis, and more will be joined by new creatures in a world of inhuman beauty and wonder.
I don’t know about some people, but the Dark Crystal always stood apart for me. The world was devoid of people or any Earth species. Thra felt alien and amazing, and I wished I could explore the furthest reaches beyond…
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