Omnilab Media and The Jim Henson Company will produce Power of the Dark Crystal, the sequel to the original, in 3D. The feature will be a combination of live action, puppetry, and visual and special effects. Fantasy artist Brian Fround will be the conceptual designer of the film.
Brothers Peter and Michael Spierig (Undead, Daybreakers) have been hired to direct from a screenplay by Craig Pearce (Moulin Rouge) based on a script by Annette Duffy and David Odell.
Archaia has announced a Dark Crystal comic for later this year (see “Archaia to Launch Fraggle Rock”).