By Brian Marks For Dailymail.com
Published: 23:41 BST, 21 September 2020 | Updated: 23:43 BST, 21 September 2020
Netflix has chosen not to renew its fantasy series The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance after a single season.
The series served as a prequel to Jim Henson's 1982 fantasy film The Dark Crystal, which has become a cult classic among fantasy fans in recent years.
The streaming service and the Jim Henson Company CEO and Executive Producer Lisa Henson initially announced the information to io9.
Axed: Netflix's fantasy prequel The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance has been canceled by the streaming service after one season
Henson, the daughter of legendary Muppets creator Jim Henson, issued a statement thanking fans for supporting the series and suggesting the company might pursue other ways to continue the story.
'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,' she wrote.
'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,' she continued.
Henson concluded her statement by thanking Netflix and noting that Age Of Resistance won the Emmy award for Outstanding Children's Program at the 72nd Primetime Emmys.
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