The Dark Crystal Prequel Series Coming To Netflix

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  1. 137th Gebirg

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    Sure. It’s Neflix. Why not?
     
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    A Skeksis gets mad at a Strider and just beheads it. The decapitate Kira at the end of Season 1. An UrRu and a gelfling are sleeping together.
     
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    We also have The Wheel of Time and Lord of the Rings series over at Amazon Prime. I'm thinking those two are probably going to do a lot more to scratch that Game of Thrones itch than this will.
     
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    Nothing like that but high fantasy
     
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    Here's the full panel (of four people) in case anyone is interested (going to watch it shortly myself):

     
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  6. Christopher

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    So... they're naked and stoned? :whistle:
     
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    Well, half the cast of the muppets are basically nudists anyway, so why not? :lol:
     
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    Damn, I just came here to post that.
    I can't get over how incredible this looks.
     
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    Wow... They're really pulling out all the stops for this one. I wonder if they're going to score any queues from the original Trevor Jones soundtrack. That music was simply haunting.
     
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  13. JD

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    I hope so, I love the soundtrack from the movie.
     
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    I heard from a fan podcast screening of episode 1 at the SDCC that it's got the theme for the original in the intro.

    It looks phenomenal and should be one of the most epic shows this year.
     
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    Yeah, just from the trailers I have already been blown away by the scale of this. I did not expect it to be anywhere near as huge as it looks like it's going to be.
     
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    I'm probably jumping the gun here, but considering this epic scale and the impressive cast, perhaps this series will help revive interest in using puppets in serious television and film productions?
     
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    A number of productions have already gone back to using animatronics rather than relying solely on CGI -- for instance, the Star Wars sequel and spinoff films have largely used practical creature effects.
     
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    It was a tiny little indie thing, but there is also Yamasong: March of the Hollows which is all puppets, and features the voices of Nathan Fillion, Abigail Breslin, Whoopi Goldberg, George Takei, Peter Weller, and Ed Asner.
     
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    I rewatched the movie for the first time since I saw it in the 80s as a kid. The puppetry and environment created are amazing and I can't wait to see what they do for the prequel. However, I remembered exactly why I never rewatched it... The movie itself is fucking horrible :lol:
     
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    I wonder if the crab looking things in the trailer are proto-Gartham. They don't have the massive shells and claws, but they heads seems familiar.