Post Emmy Cancellation: Netflix Pulls the Plug on The Dark Crystal Series

In a shocking surprise just a day after the series won an Emmy for Outstanding Children's Program, the Henson produced Dark Crystal series has been cancelled by Netflix. The streaming outlet has officially pulled the plug on one of their better series and one that definitely played to the nostalgia factor for a large portion of its viewership. Lisa Henson issued a statement on the cancellation:

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 futureOur 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.

Netflix also released their own statement regarding the program that took place before the events of the 1982 film:

We are grateful to the master artists at the Jim Henson Company for bringing The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance to life for fans around the world.We’re thankful to the executive producers Lisa Henson and Halle Stanford, and Louis Leterrier, who also directed all episodes, as well as the writers, cast and crew for their outstanding work and thrilled they were recognized with the Emmy this weekend.