‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Netflix Series: Everything We Know So Far


Netflix is creating a brand new live-action collection for Avatar: The Last Airbender. With manufacturing attributable to begin in 2020, right here’s all the pieces we all know up to now in regards to the upcoming Netflix adaptation of the basic Nickelodeon cartoon that’s additionally now obtainable on Netflix world wide. 

Co-created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, the animated collection was probably the most in style cartoons of the mid-2000s. The collection spawned an equal in style spin-off collection in 2012 referred to as The Legend of Korra.

What is the plot of Avatar: The Last Airbender?

The plot of the live-action remake will comply with the adventures of its animated counterpart.

In the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender civilization is break up divided amongst 4 nations. Named after the weather, the 4 nations are the Air Nomads, Earth Kingdom, Fire Nation, and the Water Tribes. In every nation, solely a choose few folks referred to as the “Benders” can use their nation’s factor by utilizing the regional martial arts and their telekinetic powers. The solely consumer able to utilizing all 4 components is the “Avatar”.

Avatar: The Last Airbender animated collection – Picture: Nickelodeon

Aang is the newest Avatar of the air nomads. After sleeping for 100 years within the ‘Avatar State’, Aang is awoken by Katara and Sokka of the Water Tribe. Learning of the conflict ravaging the world by the Fire Nation, Aang with the assistance of his new buddies should grasp the talents of the remaining components so he can convey concord amongst the nations.

Looking for the unique Nickelodeon collection on Netflix? A big majority of areas are at the moment streaming it.

Who is within the forged of Avatar: The Last Airbender?

No forged members assigned to any roles for the collection but.

The two government producers Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko had the next to say on casting for the collection:

“We’re thrilled for the chance to helm this live-action adaptation of Avatar: The Last Airbender. We can’t wait to appreciate Aang’s world as cinematically as we all the time imagined it to be, and with a culturally applicable, non-whitewashed forged.”

In January 2020, Daniel Richtman posted that the collection is “looking for a mostly Asian cast and a 12-14 Asian kid to play Aang.”

Dante Basco (who voiced Prince Zuko within the animated collection) has additionally been pegged for a task within the upcoming Netflix collection however gained’t be returning as Prince Zuko.

Who is concerned with Avatar: The Last Airbender on Netflix?

The greatest information about who’s behind the present is that the unique creators behind Avatar: The Last Airbender and Netflix’s The Dragon Prince can be engaged on the collection.

Unlike the earlier reside adaption of Avatar: The Last Airbender, creators Michael Dante DiMartino, and Bryan Konietzko will function the manager producers and showrunners.

This imply Avatar is in good arms as soon as once more. We can all neglect in regards to the horrendous live-action movie that tainted the franchise.

Composer Jeremy Zuckerman can be returning to compose the music for the live-action remake.

The co-creators of Avatar: The Last Airbender Michael DiMartino (left) and Bryan Konietzko (proper)

Jang Chol Lee will function an idea designer on the collection in line with IMDBPro together with his earlier credit together with Big Hero 6, Tangled, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and Beowulf.

Where is manufacturing as much as for Avatar: The Last Airbender season 1?

The collection remains to be in pre-production as of July 2020 so we’re anticipating the script is at the moment being written and forged members are being looked for. It was initially reported again in late 2018 that full manufacturing would start in 2019.

In late May 2019, Bryan Konietzko shared an replace on the manufacturing of the present saying:

“We’re moving into a new office space, transitioning into the next phase of production. Our core team is growing. We’re writing, planning, and testing. Though there’s plenty that’s new for us in this live action process, we’ve been on this long rollercoaster ride twice before and a lot of the climbs and twists and turns feel familiar. Right now, everything seems slow, and we’re itching to speed up; before we know it, everything will be moving too fast and happening all at once. For those who are eager to see this new series and are asking if we have a trailer yet: thank you for your enthusiasm, sincerely, but you wouldn’t want to see a version of this series that was made within 9 months. Too much Hollywood fare is fast-tracked and the results speak for themselves. Thankfully for us and this series, Netflix is committed to doing it right.”

In September 2019, Bryan Konietzko shared some outdated storyboard footage that are from the unique animated collection however possibly going by them for inspiration for the upcoming collection.

Storyboard image for Avatar: The Last Airbender – Picture: bryankonietzko/Instagram

Among the opposite introduced crew members embrace Jan Chol Lee who’s working as an idea designer on the collection. His earlier roles have included engaged on Disney’s Big Hero 6, 2006’s Beowulf, and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.

Some footage have been circulated in early September 2019 with ideas and early filming footage however these have since been debunked.

In October 2019, ManufacturingWeekly said that the present was nonetheless in lively growth, and manufacturing is scheduled to begin in 2020.

In March 2020, the Bryan shared a small (albeit relatively empty) replace relating to the live-action collection saying:

“In other news, sorry for the lack of updates on the live action adaptation of ATLA. It’s been a slow process, slower than expected. But VERY exciting things are in the works on the project… Hang in there. We’ll share some info as soon as we can. 💙⬇️💙 But there are more important things going on in the world… It is surely going to be a rough ride for the next few months, at least. 💙 So, again, let’s all try to take care.”

How many seasons of Avatar: The Last Airbender can we count on to see?

The animated collection had a complete of three seasons, and regardless of there being rumors of a fourth season, this was debunked by collection co-creator Bryan Konietzko.

If Netflix needs to delay the collection and make it last more, then every season may very well be break up into two elements, which successfully make six seasons of tv to be loved.

Is the animated collection obtainable to stream on Netflix?

Yes! All three seasons of the animated collection, Avatar: The Last Airbender is obtainable to stream on Netflix proper now with the United States having acquired the collection in mid-May 2020.

After being added to Netflix within the US, the collection has loved an virtually everlasting spot within the high 10 TV collection on Netflix since. It even reached the number one spot on the weekend after release.

Is there a trailer for Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1?

Sadly we gained’t be seeing a trailer for some months but! Expect a trailer for Avatar: The Last Airbender to release late 2019.

When is the release date for Avatar: The Last Airbender?

Taking into consideration how distant we’re from the beginning of manufacturing, and the present state of the Film/TV trade, due to the coronavirus, a release date is a good distance off.

With the manufacturing of the collection nonetheless formally in pre-production, there positively gained’t be a 2020 release date.

Given the manufacturing updates we talked about earlier, it’s going to be some time earlier than something formally begins taking place close to filming.

At the earliest, we’re at the moment predicting a late 2021 release date however we wouldn’t rule out a 2022 release both.

Other information relating to Avatar: The Last Airbender

  • In September 2019, BoxLunch revealed an Appa figurine that’s due for release “soon”.
  • In February 2020, the unique collection celebrated its 15-year anniversary.
  • In late June 2020, Avatar was introduced to be a part of the net online game Smite the place Ang and Korra was added to the sport as playable characters.

Before we depart you, we’d extremely suggest following KorraNews on Twitter and its web site. They stay probably the greatest sources for information surrounding all issues Avatar and even created this unbelievable idea poster artwork for the Netflix collection:

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