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Netflix's 'Dark Crystal' Prequel Series Gets Premiere Date & New Photos

Mark your calendars because Netflix’s Dark Crystal prequel series now has a premiere date!

The streaming service announced on Tuesday (May 21) that the 10-episode The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will premiere on August 30.

Along with the announcement comes a series of first-look images, which you can take a look at in our gallery.

Directed by Louis Leterrier, the show’s voice cast is led by Taron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Nathalie Emmanuel, as Rian, Brea, and Deet, three Gelfling heroes.

The Gelfling characters are also voiced by Caitriona Balfe, Helena Bonham Carter, Harris Dickinson, Natalie Dormer, Eddie Izzard, Theo James, Toby Jones, Shazad Latif, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mark Strong, and Alicia Vikander.

The Skeksis & Mystics are voiced by Harvey Fierstein, Mark Hamill, Ralph Ineson, Jason Isaacs, Keegan-Michael Key, Olafur Darri Olafsson, Simon Pegg, and Andy Samberg.

Aughra will be voiced by Donna Kimball. Additional characters will also be voiced by puppeteers from the production, including Alice Dinnean, Louise Gold, Neil Sterenberg, and Victor Yerrid as Hup.

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance returns to the world of Thra with an all-new adventure. When three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis’ power, they set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world.

Based on The Dark Crystal, Jim Henson’s groundbreaking 1982 feature film, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance tells a new epic story, set many years before the events of the movie, and realized using classic puppetry with cutting-edge visual effects. The world of Thra is dying. The Crystal of Truth is at the heart of Thra, a source of untold power. But it is damaged, corrupted by the evil Skeksis, and a sickness spreads across the land. When three Gelfling uncover the horrific truth behind the power of the Skeksis, an adventure unfolds as the fires of rebellion are lit and an epic battle for the planet begins.

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Reese Witherspoon & Gugu Mbatha-Raw Spend the Day Filming 'The Morning Show'

Reese Witherspoon sports a brunette wig on set of The Morning Show on Thursday afternoon (April 25) in Los Angeles.

The 43-year-old Oscar-winning actress was joined on set by co-star Gugu Mbatha-Raw as they filmed their upcoming Apple TV+ series.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Reese Witherspoon

The show has already received a two-season, 20-episode order. According to THR, “the drama offers an inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning.”

Other cast members include Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell, Billy Crudup, and Mark Duplass.

The Morning Show will premiere this fall.

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw Reveals the Piece of Advice Oprah Gave Her

Gugu Mbatha-Raw brightens up the room during her interview with E!’s Daily Pop on Tuesday (April 16) in Los Angeles.

The 35-year-old actress was on the show to promote her new movie Fast Color.

Gugu opened up about the best piece of advice that she received from Oprah Winfrey.

“Just being yourself, that was one of the things she gave. Also a gratitude diary. The idea of writing down 5 things every day that you’re grateful for is just a nice way to have an optimistic outlook and magnetize positivity,” she said.

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Isla Fisher, Jay-Z, & More Check Out New Broad Museum Exhibit

Isla Fisher steps out for The Broad museum’s opening celebration of the new art exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power on Friday night (March 22) in Los Angeles.

Also in attendance at the event were Jay-Z and Black Panther‘s Angela Bassett with husband Courtney B. Vance.

The exhibition celebrates the work of more than 60 Black artists made over two decades. Jay and more stars arrived for the celebration in Land Rover vehicles.

Others at the event included Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Ealy, Tia Mowry-Hardict, Fran Drescher, Mehcad Brooks, and Tina Knowles with husband Richard Lawson.

FYI: Isla is wearing Madiyah Al Sharqi. Angela is wearing an Alexis Bittar bracelet and earrings.

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Constance Wu, & Olivia Munn Honor Their Makeup Artists Ahead of the Oscars!

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Constance Wu, and Olivia Munn meet up while attending the Giorgio Armani Beauty and Variety Magazine event to kick off Oscars Week on Wednesday (February 20) at Sunset Tower in Los Angeles.

The ladies were at the event to honor their respective makeup artists – Nick Barose, Molly Greenwald, and Patrick Ta – with awards!

Sara Sampaio, Barbara Palvin, and Madisin Rian all spoke in honor of Tim Quinn. The fifth honoree was Beau Nelson.

Barbara was joined at the event by her boyfriend Dylan Sprouse and they looked so cute together!

FYI: Olivia is wearing an Armani outfit, Jimmy Choo shoes, and EF Collection jewelry.

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw Has an Alleged Stalker & The Details Are Frightening

  • The details of Gugu Mbatha-Raw‘s alleged stalker are truly scary – TMZ
  • Lucy Hale has started filming a new movie in Fiji and the pics are amazing – Just Jared Jr
  • Something problematic was revealed about the Oscars ceremony – Lainey Gossip
  • There was another big twist on Celebrity Big BrotherTooFab
  • Bill Maher responds to the Stan Lee backlash – The Hollywood Reporter