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The Making of Netflix’s ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’

Nick Major
July 23, 2019

The 1982 Jim Henson film The Dark Crystal used a breathtaking method of puppeteering that Henson perfected that brought authentic life into puppets through voice and movement.

In 2019, it’s common for studios to turn to CGI instead of practical effects but it was important for the team behind the upcomingNetflix series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance to stay true to the original and make something Henson would be proud of.

Take a look at this behind-the-scenes video that shows a bit of the process that was used to bring the new series to life and catch it when it drops on Netflix on August 10. 

Are you looking forward to the show? What'd you think of this video? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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