Appa, yip yip! A live action TV series for Avatar: The Last Airbender is coming soon on Netflix! Read on to find out everything we know about the beloved series turned into a live-action adaptation.
Based on the beloved Nickelodeon cartoon of the same name, Avatar: The Last Airbender stars Gordon Cormier as Aang, a self-described “fearless, fun-loving 12 who happens to be the Avatar, master of the four elements and guardian of balance and peace in the world,” according to Deadline. “An airbending prodigy, Aang is a reluctant hero, struggling to cope with the burden of his duties while maintaining his adventurous and playful nature.”
Is there a release date for Avatar: The Last Airbender on Netflix?
At this time, Netflix has not released an official release date for Avatar: The Last Airbender.
The new show was also notably absent from Netflix’s list of planned 2022 releases. But since reports claim production on the live-action will wrap up mine in May and usually the Post-production takes six to eight months to complete, which doesn’t completely rule out a 2022 release for the series.
The Last Airbender remake star says (essentially) that the new series will be better than the movie
“I think people will be very excited when they see the series,” Ambudkar said on CBR. . “It’s super well done. Everyone on the show loves it.
They will do it justice.
While he respects M. Night Shyamalan’s intent, Ambudkar believes the Netflix version is inherently different from the movie :
Gordon Cormier as Aang
Gordon Comier will play Aang, the last surviving airbender able to control all four elements. Gordon’s casting was announced in August 2021 and he took to his Instagram page to celebrate. I am so honored to be cast as the legendary Aang in Netflix’s live-action adaptation of Avatar! : The Last Airbender! Yippee yippee!” he wrote alongside a photo of three other cast members who were announced. Gordon is 12 years old and recently voiced a character in the 2022 TV series, Team Zenko Go.
What we know so far about Avatar: The Last Airbender
Netflix’s live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender
The series will feature eight-hour episodes and will use new LED technology for a better visual experience. It was reported to cost $15 million and is one of Netflix’s most expensive shows to date. The first season, the budget is 120 million dollars.