We’re only about two months away from The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, my most highly-anticipated streaming series of the summer, and today Netflix released additional cast voices (including Lena Headey and Benedict Wong, among others) and character images for all 32 main characters.
Today Netflix announced additional voices for the epic prequel series to the iconic 1982 Jim Henson film, The Dark Crystal. Joining the previously announced cast members are Lena Headey, Benedict Wong, Awkwafina, Sigourney Weaver, Hannah John-Kamen, and Dave Goelz.
We also have character images for all 32 main characters (except Sigourney Weaver, whose character, The Myth-Speaker, is voice only, presumably the narrator). Check the galleries below!
Taron Egerton as Rian
Anya Taylor-Joy as Brea
Nathalie Emmanuel as Deet
Caitriona Balfe as Tavra
Helena Bonham Carter as All-Maudra
Harris Dickinson as Gurjin
Natalie Dormer as Onica
Eddie Izzard as Cadia
Theo James as Rek’yr
Toby Jones as Librarian
Shazad Latif as Kylan
Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Seladon
Mark Strong as Ordon
Alicia Vikander as Mira
Louise Gold as Maudra Argot
Lena Headey as Maudra Fara
Hannah John-Kamen as Naia
THE SKEKSIS AND MYSTICS
Harvey Fierstein as The Gourmand
Mark Hamill as The Scientist
Ralph Ineson as The Hunter
Jason Isaacs as The Emperor
Keegan-Michael Key as The Ritual Master
Ólafur Darri Ólafsson as The Archer
Simon Pegg as The Chamberlain
Andy Samberg as The Heretic
Benedict Wong as The General
Awkwafina as The Collector
Neil Sterenberg as The Scroll-Keeper
Alice Dinnean as The Ornamentalist
Donna Kimball as Aughra
Victor Yerrid as Hup
Dave Goelz as Baffi, a Fizzgig
Dinnean, Gold, Sterenberg, and Yerrid are the puppeteers for the characters they voice. Additionally, Dinnean, Beccy Henderson and Sterenberg are the puppeteers for lead characters Brea, Deet, and Rian, respectively. Core puppeteers for the production also include Warrick Brownlow-Pike, Dave Chapman, Kevin Clash, Damian Farrell, Helena Smee, Kat Smee, and Olly Taylor.
“I am so grateful to this dedicated and gifted ensemble who has so beautifully voiced the characters performed by our puppeteers. Gathering such highly skilled performers was only possible because of their love and respect for Jim Henson’s work and his ongoing legacy,” said Louis Leterrier, Director and Executive Producer for the series.
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance premieres August 30 on Netflix. The series will consist of ten one-hour episodes.
Visit netflix.com/thedarkcrystal for more information!
Author: Jamie Sugah
Jamie has a BA in English with a focus in creative writing from The Ohio State University. She self-published her first novel, The Perils of Long Hair on a Windy Day, which is available through Amazon. She is currently an archivist and lives in New York City with her demon ninja vampire cat. She covers television, books, movies, anime, and conventions in the NYC area.
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