The Dark Crystal, Jim Henson’s epic 1982 fantasy-adventure, returns to over 500 movie theaters in the USA for two nights only next month, on February 25th and 28th. Tickets are now on sale for this rare big-screen event here.
The unprecedented vision and mythic storytelling of Jim Henson’s 1982 epic fantasy-adventure The Dark Crystal returns to cinemas nationwide for a special two-night presentation from Fathom Events, The Jim Henson Company and Universal Pictures. Each screening of The Dark Crystal will also feature a brand-new featurette with Lisa Henson, CEO and President of The Jim Henson Company, who reflects on the making of this one-of-a-kind film and its creative legacy.
A milestone in fantasy film making, The Dark Crystal was co-directed with Frank Oz (Little Shop of Horrors, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) and produced by Gary Kurtz (Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back). Following its two-day-only theatrical presentation, The Dark Crystal will debut on 4K Ultra HD™ and return to Blu-ray™ and digital on March 6 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Among others, this classic film features the work of Frank Oz (as co-director), who most recently portrayed Yoda in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and also Gary Kurtz who produced Star Wars: A New Hope & Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.
The Dark Crystal will debut on 4K Ultra HD, and return to Blu-ray/Digital, on March 6th.