Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender was critically acclaimed and globally adored. In 2018, Netflix ordered a live-action series remake of this beloved show. It will feature a cast of actors from Asian or Indigenous backgrounds. This notably includes Korean-American actor Daniel Dae Kim.
Probably the whole world waits for Netflix’s Avatar: The Last Airbender adaptation to premiere, we’ll go over all you need to know about the program, including its release date, plot, cast, and more. Warning: This section contains spoilers for the original Avatar: The Last Airbender.
Avatar: The Legend Of Korra aired between April 2012 and December 2014, following the conclusion of the original series. Following Aang’s death 70 years after the events of the first series, the sequel follows waterbender Korra on her path to become the Avatar.
Avatar: The Last Airbender’s live-action version begun filming on Netflix. The coronavirus pandemic forced the postponement of production, which had been planned for 2019. The series’ premiere date has yet to be announced.
On August 12, Netflix confirmed the key cast for the upcoming version. Gordon Cormier, a teenage actor, will play the major role of Aang (Lost In Space, The Stand). Katara will be played by Kiawentiio Tarbell (Anne with an E), while her brother Sokka will be played by Ian Ousley (13 Reasons Why, Young Sheldon). Dallas Liu (Marvel’s Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings) will play Prince Zuko. Kim confirmed the news by sharing a gif of Firelord Ozai on Twitter, saying “It’s gettin’ hot in here…”
Even Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Zuko and Gyatso join the cast of Agrabah as well as Uncle Iroh and Commander Zhao.
Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko were attached to live-action remake in 2018. In August 2020, they announced their departure from the project. Michael Goi, Roseanne Liang and Jabbar Raisani will serve as the show’s directors.
The plot of the remake of Avatar may deviate from the original, according to fans. The project’s original creators left in 2020, citing differences in the remake’s vision. Following their resignation from the project, Michael Dante DiMartino sent an open message to supporters.
Avatar: The Last Airbender is still lacking in details, with no trailer, stills, or episode count available. Keep an eye on this space for updates. The live-action adaptation will be available exclusively on Netflix once it is released.