- 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 were returning to helm this adaptation, until they departed from the series in 2020. Production was originally scheduled to begin in 2019, with the show formerly slated to air in 2020; however, production officially began in November 16, 2021.
- Gordon Cormier as Aang
- Kiawentiio as Katara
- Ian Ousley as Sokka
- Dallas Liu as Zuko
- Daniel Dae Kim as Fire Lord Ozai
- Paul Sun-Hyung Lee as Uncle Iroh 
- Lim Kay Siu as Gyatso
- Ken Leung as Commander Zhao
- Albert Kim, executive producer
- Dan Lin, producer
- Lindsey Liberatore, producer
- Michael Goi, producer and director
- Jabbar Raisani, director
- Jet Wilkinson, director
- Roseanne Liang, director
Before casting choices were made, it was stated by Daniel Richtman in a post that they were "looking for a mostly Asian cast and a 12-14 [year old] Asian kid to play Aang". DiMartino and Konietzko corroborated this in a post of their own, saying that they wanted to make a show that featured a "culturally appropriate, non-whitewashed cast".
The following people and studios are known to be involved in the show:
On August 12, 2020, DiMartino and Konietzko announced they left the production in June, citing creative differences with Netflix.
On March 15, 2021, it was confirmed that Albert Kim will be the showrunner for the live-adaption of Avatar: The Last Airbender on Netflix, with the production to begin August 16, 2021 in Vancouver, Canada. On July 18, 2021, it was reported that the date of production is delayed, once again, to November 16, 2021, under the working title "Trade Winds", and will wrap by May, 2022.
On August 12, 2021, Albert Kim penned an essay detailing why he chose to join the live-action adaptation project. He discussed how VFX technology is now mature enough, and how he sees this as an opportunity to tell a representative story. Alongside this essay, cast and crew for the project were announced. On November 16, 2021, production officially commenced.