Netflix canceled its brand-new ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance‘ series after season 1. Here’s what we know about this sad news.
In September 2020, ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance‘ fantasy series won an Emmy award for Outstanding Children’s Program. But this can’t enough for them to continue with season 2. It is a prequel series to the 1982 Jim Henson movie ‘The Dark Crystal’ that set the world of Thra created for the original movie.
With an all-star cast member of voice actors and a lot fan, Netflix released on Netflix on August 30th, 2019. Also, the first season includes 10 episodes.
What’s the synopsis of ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ series?
Here’s the official synopsis from Netflix:
“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.”
Why Netflix was ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ season 2 canceled?
We are honored to announce The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance has won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Children’s Program! Congrats to all of the incredibly talented artists who brought this fantastic world to life and made the series a reality! Thra rejoices! pic.twitter.com/QhrN3nt9gi
— The Dark Crystal (@darkcrystal) September 20, 2020
This canceled news shows to the expensive budget problem. Lisa Henson, CEO of the Jim Henson Company talked about this sad announcement:
“We can confirm that there will not be an additional season of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. We know fans are eager to learn how this chapter of The Dark Crystal saga concludes and we’ll look for ways to tell that story in the future. Our company has a legacy of creating rich and complex worlds that require technical innovation, artistic excellence, and masterful storytelling.
Our history also includes productions that are enduring, often finding and growing their audience over time. And proving again and again that fantasy and science fiction genres reflect eternal messages and truths that are always relevant. We are so grateful to Netflix for trusting us to realize this ambitious series; we are deeply proud of our work on Age of Resistance, and the acclaim it has received from fans, critics, and our peers, most recently receiving an Emmy for Outstanding Children’s Program.”
But if you want to more about this series. You can watch this movie on here. Check out ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance‘ series bloopers below.