That’s it. That’s the Deet. https://t.co/EEJCoDTT27
— The Dark Crystal (@darkcrystal) August 31, 2019
Netflix will not be returning to the planet of Thra.
The streamer has canceled its fantasy puppet series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance after only a single season, Variety confirmed.
The show was a prequel series to the original 1982 Jim Henson film, which tells the story of a group of young Gelflings who discover that their overlords — the evil, hideous Skeksis — are duplicitous and plan to consume their subjects’ life energy via the dark crystal in order to fuel their own.
ONICA AND TAVRA IN A LESBIAN RELATIONSHIP AND THEN DEET JUST SHOUTED FATHERS AS IN PLURAL ❤❤
Dark Crystal just said Gay Rights 🌈🌈
— Tayler 🌈 (@TayHaynes90) August 31, 2019
News of the cancelation comes mere days after the show won an Emmy for best children’s series.
“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,” said executive producer Lisa Henson. “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.”