- This article is about the upcoming Netflix series. For other similar uses, see The Last Airbender (disambiguation).
Avatar: The Last Airbender is an upcoming series produced by Netflix in partnership with Nickelodeon, aiming to retell the story of Avatar: The Last Airbender in a live action format. Both Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko are returning to helm this adaptation, noting that they were "thrilled [...] to realize Aang's world as cinematically as [they] always imagined it to be, and with a culturally appropriate, non-whitewashed cast". Production is scheduled to begin in 2019, with the show slated to air in 2020.
Long ago, the four nations lived in harmony. Then, everything changed. The animated show's original creators helm a live-action take on Aang's story.
While no casting choices have been announced, it was stated by Daniel Richtman in a post that they were "looking for a mostly Asian cast and a 12-14 Asian kid to play Aang". DiMartino and Koneitzko corroborated this in a post of their own, saying that they wanted to make a show that featured a "culturally appropriate, non-whitewashed cast".
- ↑ Tweet from Jeremy Zuckerman. Twitter (September 18, 2018). Retrieved on September 18, 2018.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 Avatar: The Last Airbender. Netflix. Retrieved on October 24, 2018.
- ↑ New Live-Action Avatar: The Last Airbender Series Coming to Netflix. IGN (September 18, 2018). Retrieved on September 18, 2018.
- ↑ 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' Live-Action Series In Works At Netflix. Deadline (September 18, 2018). Retrieved on September 18, 2018.
- ↑ Daniel Richtman's patreon. Patreon. Retrieved on March 3, 2020.
- ↑ Netflix planning live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender with original creators. The Verge (September 18, 2018). Retrieved on March 3, 2020.