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‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Adds to Its Already Epic Cast

Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance continues wow us with it’s voice cast and they apparently don’t plan on stopping.
The Dark Crystal prequel has now cast Lena Headey (Game of Thrones), Benedict Wong (Avengers: Endgame), Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians), Sigourney Weaver (Aliens), Hannah John-Kamen (Ant-Man and The Wasp), and Dave Goelz (The Dark Crystal) in supporting roles for the show.

They join a cast that already includes Gelfling protaganists Taron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Nathalie Emmanuel. Harvey Fierstein, Mark Hamill, Ralph Ineson, Jason Isaacs, Keegan-Michael Key, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Simon Pegg, and Andy Samberg as the Skeksis and Mystics. Caitriona Balfe, Helena Bonham Carter, Harris Dickinson, Natalie Dormer, Eddie Izzard, Theo James, Toby Jones, Shazad Latif, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mark Strong, and Alicia Vikander as supporting Gelflings.

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As exciting as these new additions are, there is one name that will stand out to those Jim Henson fans: Dave Goelz. This voice actor and puppeteer was in the original 1982 feature, best known as The Great Gonzo, Dave played the role of Fizzgig. While he will not be reprising this role, he will be performing a new character called Baffi.

Are you excited about these new editions? What about the series in general?

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