The Dark Crystal franchise is set on the alien planet Thra.
During the original film release, it was billed at the time of its release as the first live-action film without any human beings on screen. The story follows Jen, a young Gelfling, as he sets out on a quest to heal the dark crystal and save his planet from the rule of evil Skeksis.
A prequel, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will have a 10-episode release on Netflix on August 30, 2019.
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance follows three Gelflings – Rian, Brea and Deet – who inspire a rebellion against the Skeksis when they discover a horrifying secret behind their power that threatens their world of Thra.
The Dark Crystal is a 1982 fantasy film directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz. The epic film which was set on the alien planet Thra revolves around Jen, an elf-like Gelfling on a quest to restore balance to his alien world by returning the lost Shard of a powerful but broken gem.
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