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Netflix's Friends From College comedy gets a teaser trailer & release date

22 May 2017 1:16 PM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

As much as I'd like to include some of my more um ... colorful college-related stories in this article, doing so would more than likely result in my immediate termination fromt the site, so I'll just leave it all to your wild imaginations, yeah? Let's just say I spent a fair amount of time watching The Dark Crystal, Breakin' 2, and Legend while partaking... Read More »

- Steve Seigh

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A Message From ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Director Louis Leterrier

22 May 2017 6:42 AM, PDT | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

We have a little more information on that unexpected Netflix announcement late last week that will finally bring us new live-action content within The Dark Crystal universe.

The official The Dark Crystal website has published a message from The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance director Louis Leterrier directed squarely at us, the fans.

The message offers insight into Leterrier's approach to the project and how he will splice together modern filmmaking techniques with the artistry and puppetry that helped make the original film so special.

We got a sneak peek at how this new modern The Dark Crystal will look in the new trailer and per Leterrier's message, there are a lot more behind-the-scenes looks at the preparation and production of the upcoming 10-episode series to come.

What Leterrier makes abundantly clear in his message is that he and the filmmaking team, from Netflix to The Jim Henson Company, are »

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Preview of Jim Henson’s The Power of the Dark Crystal #3

20 May 2017 4:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Jim Henson’s The Power of the Dark Crystal #3 is out this coming Wednesday, and we’ve got a preview of the issue for you here courtesy of Boom! Studios…

See Also: Netflix announces The Dark Crystal prequel series Age of Resistance

While Jen and Kira deal with the chaos the Skeksis have wrought on the castle, Thurma and Kensho are out in the wilds of Thra on the run from the Crystal Guard, unaware that something far more treacherous followed their trail: the Chamberlain.

The Power of the Dark Crystal #3 is out on May 24th, priced $3.99. »

- Amie Cranswick

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King Conan Movie Is Still Happening

20 May 2017 1:02 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Earlier this year, Universal canceled The Legend of Conan, which would have had Arnold Schwarzenegger reprising his iconic role from the original 1982 classic. Also known in some circles as King Conan, the movie was believed to be dead. Not true, says Schwarzenegger. As far as he's concerned, the movie is still happening.

Schwarzenegger was at Cannes this weekend to promote a new underwater documentary. But the talk quickly turned to his impending slate, which includes a recently announced Terminator reboot that James Cameron will be producing and the Twins sequel Triplets. King Conan was almost completely waxed over. But Arnie stopped short for an update, confirming that things are moving forward.

"It's being rewritten...the idea is to do it."

What we don't have confirmed from the action icon is whether or not the sequel is still at Universal. Arnold has been teasing this movie since 2012, which is actually not that long in Hollywood years. »

- MovieWeb

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McFarlane Toys Teaming Up with The Jim Henson Company to Release Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal Figures

19 May 2017 4:52 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Earlier this week, Netflix channeled the magic of ’80s nostalgia by announcing a new prequel series to The Dark Crystal, and now McFarlane Toys will also help bring Jim Henson's magical worlds to life by releasing official figures based on characters from Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal, including a figure of David Bowie's Goblin King, Jareth, which is teased in a new image ahead of its November release.

Press Release: Tempe, Az and Hollywood, CA - May 19, 2017 –The Jim Henson Company has partnered with McFarlane Toys, which will harken back to its roots of “Movie Maniacs” to create figures of classic characters from two of Henson’s most well-known features Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal.

Directed by visionary Jim Henson and executive produced by George Lucas, Labyrinth is a fanboy favorite and wonder of puppetry. Stuck babysitting her brother, teenager Sarah, resentfully wishes The Goblin King (memorably portrayed »

- Derek Anderson

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'The Dark Crystal' Prequel Series Coming to Netflix

19 May 2017 2:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

All your nostalgia belongs to Hollywood, and much of it is now owned by Netflix. The streaming service announced today a partnership with The Jim Henson Company to produce a new series based on the 1982 fantasy film The Dark Crystal. Don't worry, it will involve practical puppets. And the imagination of Brian Froud, the creature, costume and conceptual designer on the original.  The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistence will be a 10-episode prequel series about three Gelflng characters rebelling against the Skeksis. Louis Leterrier, who directed The Incredible Hulk and the Clash of the Titans remake, is directing the whole thing. There will be some digital effects, but as you can see in the teaser below, the look and feel of The Dark...

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- Christopher Campbell

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Dark Crystal Prequel Series Coming To Netflix

19 May 2017 1:26 PM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

While Jim Henson and his legendary creature shop may be best known for giving the world The Muppets, there was a time in the 80’s when the puppetry master was forgoing the brightly coloured felt for decidedly darker kiddo fare, most notably Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal. While Labyrinth has endured mostly because of the David Bowie of it all, the love for The Dark Crystal has grown over the years because of its perfectly realised world full of fantastical creatures and it’s groundbreaking animatronics. For those children of the 80’s who have been waiting decades for another trip to the world of Thra, your prayers have been answered with Netflix announcing a ten part mini series, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. What’s even better, the film’s original conceptual designer, Brian Froud, is on board to design the series’ new characters. The series will chart »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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Netflix's The Dark Crystal Reboot Will Make You Long For Your Childhood

19 May 2017 8:55 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Netflix has a wealth of original shows, and some of its biggest hits have come from revamping existing properties. After seeing huge success with Fuller House and A Series of Unfortunate Events, the streaming service has greenlit a new show inspired by Jim Henson's 1982 film The Dark Crystal. Set in the world of Thra, The Dark Crystal was one of the darker puppet films of the '80s and may or may not have given you a bunch of nightmares about an evil vulture. The Announcement On May 18, Netflix revealed that it is officially going forward with The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, to be directed by Now You See Me's Louis Leterrier. "Louis Leterrier is passionate about the world of The Dark Crystal and has an incredible creative vision for the series," said Lisa Henson, CEO of The Jim Henson Company, in a statement. "He brings »

- Maggie Pehanick

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‘F Is for Family’ Season 2 Trailer: The Murphys Are Back and So Are All Their Issues

19 May 2017 8:07 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Netflix has released the trailer for season 2 of its original animated series “F Is for Family.” Co-created by comedian Bill Burr and Michael Price, the series follows the Murphy family back to the 1970s, “when kids roamed wild, beer flowed freely and nothing came between a man and his TV.”

Read More: Cannes: Bong Joon Ho’s ‘Okja’ Booed During Technical Glitch and Netflix Logo at First Press Screening

The show stars Burr as the voice of Frank Murphy, the family’s extreme patriarch; Laura Dern as the voice of Frank’s wife, Sue; and Justin Long voices the family’s oldest son, Kevin. Season 2 finds the Murphy Family in the winter of 1974. Frank does not have a job and Sue is the one supporting the household. “I’m not working, that means I’m not a man,” Frans says on the trailer.

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- Yoselin Acevedo

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‘F Is for Family’ Season 2 Trailer: The Murphys Are Back and So Are All Their Issues

19 May 2017 8:07 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Netflix has released the trailer for season 2 of its original animated series “F Is for Family.” Co-created by comedian Bill Burr and Michael Price, the series follows the Murphy family back to the 1970s, “when kids roamed wild, beer flowed freely and nothing came between a man and his TV.”

Read More: Cannes: Bong Joon Ho’s ‘Okja’ Booed During Technical Glitch and Netflix Logo at First Press Screening

The show stars Burr as the voice of Frank Murphy, the family’s extreme patriarch; Laura Dern as the voice of Frank’s wife, Sue; and Justin Long voices the family’s oldest son, Kevin. Season 2 finds the Murphy Family in the winter of 1974. Frank does not have a job and Sue is the one supporting the household. “I’m not working, that means I’m not a man,” Frans says on the trailer.

Read More: ‘The Dark Crystal: Age »

- Yoselin Acevedo

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A Dark Crystal Prequel Series Could be a Nice Netflix Hit

18 May 2017 7:00 PM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

If you remember the classic Jim Henson movie The Dark Crystal from the 80s then you’re my generation. If not, no worries, you should still see it. The movie is a classic and contains what I would today consider to be some of the freakiest looking characters I’ve ever seen in a movie.  I’ve got one word: “skeksies.”  Yeesh those dudes are scary.   In any event, if there’s one movie that I think a reboot would do justice for, it’s The Dark Crystal.  While the film still holds up today you have to remember it’s Jim Henson puppets.  A modern

A Dark Crystal Prequel Series Could be a Nice Netflix Hit »

- Nat Berman

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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance: Netflix Orders Jim Henson Prequel Series

18 May 2017 5:38 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Check out this trailer for The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV show, coming to Netflix. The 10-episode fantasy drama series is a prequel to Jim Henson's 1982 feature film, The Dark Crystal. Production is set to begin, this fall.  Director Louis Leterrier is executive producing The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, along with Lisa Henson and Halle Stanford. Rita Peruggi is producing, and Blanca Lista will serve as a co-executive producer. Co-executive producers Jeffrey Addiss, Will Matthews, and Javier Grillo-Marxuach will lead the writing team. Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Skeksis meets Netflix: ‘The Dark Crystal’ returns

18 May 2017 3:45 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Cult fantasy The Dark Crystal is set to be revived at Netflix, this time as a prequel series.

The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance tells the story of what happened before the events of Jim Henson‘s 1982 movie. Taking us back to the planet of Thra, it focuses on a quest by a trio of gentle Gelflings to defeat the crystal-fuelled tyranny of the wizened Skeksis race.

Age Of Resistance aims to bring the world created by Henson and artist Brian Froud to the streaming generation. A proposed follow-up, The Power Of The Dark Crystal, was abandoned as a film a few years back. The ten episode run will be written by Jeffrey Addiss, Will Matthews, and Javier Grillo-Marxuach, who are also executive producers alongside Lisa Henson and The Jim Henson Company.

They are joined by Now You See Me helmer Louis Leterrier, who will direct the saga. It »

- Steve Palace

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The Dark Crystal Prequel Series In The Works At Netflix

18 May 2017 12:51 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

If you grew up in the ’80s, chances are you sat gazing in wonder at the TV at some point while Jim Henson and Frank Oz’s The Dark Crystal worked its magic. The groundbreaking 1982 fantasy adventure is still regarded as a classic to this day, and it’s now been announced that a prequel series is on the way.

Netflix has revealed that a 10-episode show, titled The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is due to begin shooting in the UK sometime this fall, and will be set many years before the events of the original film. That story involved two elf-like creatures known as Gelflings and their quest to stop a race of malevolent beings known as the Skeksis from gaining immortality, and thus dooming the planet of Thra to everlasting darkness.

A synopsis for the prequel has been released as well and from what we can tell, »

- Mark Cassidy

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The Dark Crystal Prequel Series To Hit Netflix, Check Out The Teaser! [Video]

18 May 2017 12:45 PM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

The Dark Crystal holds a dark, creepy place in our hearts. It was a film that was very much in the vein of a lot of fantasies of the time, with the big difference being that it was a world made up entirely by puppets. And no, these weren’t your average fluffy puppets. These were dark, twisted, and demented creatures. Even crazier were the “Gelflings,” who ventured dangerously deep into the uncanny valley. All the same, it was a film very notable for its production design and visuals.

Nowadays, virtually everything is being remade, rebooted, sequelized, prequelized, and everything in between. Recently, there was word of Labyrinth getting a sequel. But if you thought that’s where it would end, you’d be wrong. Now, a new teaser from Netflix shows that the folks over at Jim Henson have been hard at work at creating a prequel to the beloved 1982 film. »

- Joseph Medina

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Netflix to Shoot ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Prequel Series This Fall

18 May 2017 12:43 PM, PDT | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

Netflix has pulled off what multiple other producers and studios have failed to do over the past 15 years or so. They're bringing back The Dark Crystal world and age of wonder as a 10-episode prequel series and released a short teaser to whet our appetites for the return of Skeksis and Garthim.

The new series is titled The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance and will be set well before the events of the 1982 The Dark Crystal movie. Pre-production is underway in the U.K. with shooting scheduled to commence this fall.

Expect The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance release date to land somewhere in 2018.

Louis Letterier (Tycoon, The Incredible Hulk) will produce alongside Lisa Henson and Halle Stanford. Letterier will also direct with Jeffrey Addiss and Will Matthews (Life in a Year), as well as Javier Grillo-Marxuach (Lost), writing the scripts.

The Dark Crystal has remained memorable for »

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Netflix brings back 'The Dark Crystal'

18 May 2017 11:59 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Streaming giant producing TV prequel to cult 80s fantasy.

Netflix has announced a 10-episode prequel series to cult 1982 Jim Henson fantasy film The Dark Crystal, and has released the first teaser.

Watch the trailer below or on mobile Here.

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will start shooting this Autumn. A release date has not yet been announced.

Louis Leterrier (Now You See Me) will direct the show. Brian Froud, the designer on the original film, returns to create new fantastical creatures alongside the Jim Henson company. Henson died in 1990.

The trailer features archive footage of Henson discussing the first film - a commercial dissapointment at the time after making $40m at the box office - alongside behind-the-scenes shots of the new production.

Netflix has made a habit of bringing back beloved films and TV shows, including Arrested Development, Fuller House and Gilmore Girls.

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- orlando.parfitt@screendaily.com (Orlando Parfitt)

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Netflix announces The Dark Crystal prequel series Age of Resistance

18 May 2017 11:28 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A prequel series to The Dark Crystal is in the works at Netflix.

The classic 80’s fantasy film from Jim Henson will be returning to screens thanks to Netflix in the guise of a 10 episode prequel TV series.

Titled The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, the show will take place many years before the much loved 1982 film, and is to be shot in the UK this fall.

The series will star an ensemble of the fantastical creatures fans remember from the film, all created by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop and Bryan Froud, who was the conceptual designer on the original film.

The announcement came along with a short but nostalgic teaser for the project.

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 »

- Samuel Brace

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Jim Henson’s 80s Film The Dark Crystal Receiving A Netflix Series

18 May 2017 11:20 AM, PDT | Fortress of Solitude - TV News | See recent Fortress of Solitude - TV News news »

It has been announced that a new series based on the 80's movie The Dark Crystal will be heading to Netflix.

The post Jim Henson’s 80s Film The Dark Crystal Receiving A Netflix Series appeared first on Fortress of Solitude. »

- Deville Louw

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Netflix Announces The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance Prequel Series

18 May 2017 10:30 AM, PDT | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

If you are of a certain vintage the name Jim Henson is synonymous with your childhood. And if your parenting skills are on point perhaps your children are at least familiar with his legacy if not his name. So when news comes down that Netflix and The Jim Henson Company are bringing in a new series to tie in with the classic 80s puppet film The Dark Crystal then there should be reason for multiple generations to rejoice.    A beloved classic from the 80s marks its return as Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment network, will bring The Jim Henson Company’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance exclusively to members around the world. The 10-episode fantasy adventure series is a prequel to the groundbreaking...

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