Netflix made clear its intent to create a live-action model of Avatar: The Last Airbender years in the past, with occasional information within the type of casting for the primary season’s varied characters. Issues actually started to kick into gear earlier this year because the streamer planted the present’s flag for a 2024 launch, and now the primary actual trailer is right here to indicate you what all of the fuss is about.
The setup, for many who didn’t watch the 2005 Nickelodeon animated collection, goes one thing like this: in a world the place individuals management one of many 4 components—water, earth, hearth, or air—the Avatar has the flexibility to regulate all of them. 100 years after the Fireplace Nation has successfully conquered the world, an Air Nomad child named Aang (Gordon Cormier) is found by Katara (Kiawentiio) and Sokka (Ian Ousley), a pair of Water Tribe youngsters who quickly understand they’ve made buddies with the Avatar. The one hope of taking down the Fireplace Nation’s ruler Ozai (Daniel Dae Kim) is for the trio to journey the world in search of masters that may train Aang find out how to correctly bend the non-air components—and keep away from being captured by Ozai’s son, the banished prince Zuko (Dallas Liu).
Avatar was beforehand adapted in 2010 by M. Evening Shyamalan and was… type of a large number! The concern of a repeat hangs over this new adaptation, which hails from Sleepy Hole and Nikita showrunner Albert Kim. Netflix managed to strike gold with its One Piece adaptation from a number of months again, however Avatar is its personal distinct factor and with its personal set of expectations that it’ll need to reside as much as.
Additionally starring Paul Solar-Hyung Lee, Ken Leung, and Elizabeth Yu, Avatar: The Final Airbender will hit Netflix February 22, 2024.
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