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Netflix announces new live-action ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ cast members

  • Netflix has announced a bevy of new additions to the cast of their live-action “Avatar: The Last Airbender” series.
  • An impressive list of familiar faces is joining previously announced cast members in Netflix’s adaptation of the popular animated series, which showrunner Albert Kim described as “a chance to showcase Asian and Indigenous characters as living, breathing people. Not just in a cartoon, but in a world that truly exists, very similar to the one we live in.”
  • New members of each nation include Amber Midthunder, Danny Pudi and Hiro Kanagawa.
  • Inhabiting the Spirit World are George Takei as the voice of Koh and Randall Duk Kim as the voice of Wan Shi Tong.

Netflix announced on Tuesday a bevy of new additions to the cast of their live-action “Avatar: The Last Airbender” series.

An impressive list of familiar faces is joining previously announced cast members in Netflix’s adaptation of the popular animated series, which showrunner Albert Kim described as “a chance to showcase Asian and Indigenous characters as living, breathing people. Not just in a cartoon, but in a world that truly exists, very similar to the one we live in.”

Arden Cho, original Cabbage Merchant join cast of live-action ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’

  • Arden Cho has reportedly joined the cast of Netflix’s upcoming live-action adaptation of “Avatar: The Last Airbender” as June the bounty hunter.
  • June was first introduced towards the end of Season 1 of the original Nickelodeon series as a tracker hired by Zuko to hunt down Aang using Katara’s necklace.
  • Last week, Avatar News also reported that James Sie, the original voice of the fan-favorite Cabbage Merchant, will be reprising the role for the live-action series.

Arden Cho has reportedly joined the cast of Netflix’s upcoming live-action adaptation of “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” 

According to the fan page Avatar News, Cho will be playing June the bounty hunter in the Netflix adaptation. June was first introduced towards the end of Season 1 of the original Nickelodeon series as a tracker hired by Zuko to hunt down Aang using Katara’s necklace. With the help of her shirshu, June uses her impeccable tracking skills to capture any target she’s assigned.

Back again like a boomerAANG: New ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ film revealed to be about Aang and friends

  • An animated film trilogy expanding upon the “Avatar: The Last Airbender” universe is on its way at Paramount and Nickelodeon, and new details of the first film’s plot were revealed at Comic-Con on Friday.
  • “The first feature length movie from Avatar Studios will be focusing on Avatar Aang and his friends, and I for one cannot wait!” Janet Varney, the voice of Kora in “The Legend of Korra,” said in a video announcement.
  • The series is reportedly set between “Avatar: The Last Airbender” and “Legend of Korra,” showcasing the group as young adults.

New details have emerged for the upcoming “Avatar: The Last Airbender” animated film trilogy currently in the works at Paramount and Nickelodeon. 

Details of the first film’s plot were released during a San Diego Comic-Con panel on Friday for the Nickelodeon podcast “Avatar: Braving the Elements,” hosted by voice actors of the franchise Janet Varney, the voice of Kora in “The Legend of Korra,” and Dante Basco, the voice of Zuko in “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” Varney, who was not at the event in person, shared the news with attendees in a pre-recorded video announcement. 

The quenchiest news: ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ creators to expand franchise with 3 new animated films

  • Three animated “Avatar: The Last Airbender” films are currently in the works by Paramount and Nickelodeon.
  • The films are in development at Nickelodeon’s Avatar Studios, which was created to expand the “Avatar: The Last Airbender” universe with additional movies and shows.
  • The creators of the acclaimed show, Bryan Konietzko and Michael DiMartino, are set to produce the upcoming films.
  • The two were initially attached to Netflix’s upcoming live-action adaptation of “The Last Airbender,” until they announced in 2020 that they were leaving due to creative differences.
  • The upcoming trilogy will be distributed on Paramount Plus and Nickelodeon platforms, unspecified ​​third-party platforms and in theaters.

Paramount and Nickelodeon are bringing back just what the world needs most: three animated “Avatar: The Last Airbender” films to continue the beloved franchise.  

The films are in development at Nickelodeon’s Avatar Studios, which was formed in February 2021 to create movies and shows set in the same universe as “Avatar: The Last Airbender” and its sequel “The Legend of Korra.” The announcement was made at Annecy International Animation Film Festival on Wednesday, though no details have been shared about any of the films’ plots. 

Netflix’s ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ announces Azula, Gran Gran, Kyoshi actors

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Netflix is slowly pulling together the cast of its upcoming live-action adaptation of “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” The production announced five new additions, including the iconic roles of Princess Azula and Suki as well as a brand new character.

Adding fuel to the fire: Elizabeth Yu (“All My Love”) has been cast as Azula, princess of the Fire Nation and sister to firebending master Zuko, according to Deadline

Social media photos hint at how Uncle Iroh and Aang will look in live-action ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’

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Actor Paul Sun-Hyung Lee is beginning to transform into Uncle Iroh, the beloved father figure that he is set to play in the upcoming live-action adaptation of “Avatar: the Last Airbender.” In a livestream on Sunday, the actor revealed a new look that captures one of Iroh’s most defining features: his unique facial hair. 

The video: Lee slowly begins to take off his face mask, joking with viewers that it looks like he’s putting on a “burlesque” show.

Netflix casts Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Ken Leung and Lim Kay Siu in key live-action ‘Avatar’ roles

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Three actors have been announced to join the growing cast of the highly anticipated live-action series “Avatar: The Last Airbender.”

Iconic roles filled: Actors Paul Sun-Hyung Lee (“Kim’s Convenience”), Ken Leung (“Lost,” “X-Men: The Last Stand”) and Lim Kay Siu (“Anna and the King,” “Night Watch”) have been cast in key roles for the upcoming Netflix project, Deadline reported.

Unconfirmed report of cast for live-action ‘Avatar’ goes viral, sparks hope for fans

An unconfirmed casting of Netflix’s live-action of the popular “Avatar: The Last Airbender” series has gone viral on social media, with fans delighted to see the possibility of accurate representation. 

About the news: A site called “Avatar News,” described as being run by a “fellow fan” of the franchise, revealed the so-called “first look at the main cast” on Aug. 6.

Dante Basco, Zach Tyler Eisen surprise ‘Last Airbender’ fans with Prince Zuko, Aang reunion on TikTok

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Over a decade after “Avatar: The Last Airbender” ended, stars Dante Basco and Zach Tyler Eisen reunited in a TikTok video

Prince Zuko regains his honor: In the clip uploaded on Monday, Basco, the voice of Prince Zuko, is joined by Eisen, the voice of protagonist Aang, in an apparent impromptu reunion in the streets of New York. 

‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Creators Walk Out of Netflix’s Live-Action Remake and Now All Hope is Lost

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Fans of the beloved animated series “Avatar: The Last Airbender” were distraught and baffled when the creators announced on Wednesday that they left its imminent Netflix live-action reboot.

The Great Divide: News of Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko’s departure came when the former showrunners posted on social media that they made the decision to leave in June. In 2018, Netflix brought the duo on board as executive producers. The streaming giant said it would honor DiMartino and Konietzko’s vision, but the rift resulted in that difference in direction.