Water! Earth! Fire! Air! The elements will align for Netflix’s live-action adaptation of Avatar: The Last Airbender! The streaming platform is bringing heat to Airbender fans before this year’s Netflix Geeked presentation kicks off with looks at upcoming film and television projects like 3 Body Problem, Blue Eye Samurai, Damsel, Devil May Cry, Exploding Kittens, Masters of the Universe: Revolution, Obliterated, Stranger Things, Sonic Prime, The Archies, and more! Netflix’s Geeked Week will occur between November 6th and November 12th!
To tease the event to come, Netflix unleashed a gallery of images from Avatar: The Last Airbender, featuring multiple Fire Nation characters, including Daniel Dae Kim as Fire Lord Ozai, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee as General Iroh, Ken Leung as Commander Zhao, and Elizabeth Yu as Princess Azula. Netflix also presented a new image of Dallas Liu as Prince Zuko.
The live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender cast rounds out with Amber Midthunder (Prey, Ice Road), Arden Cho, Danny Pudi (Community, Mythic Quest), Utkarsh Ambudkar (Ghosts, Free Guy), George Takei (Mulan, Star Trek: The Motion Picture), Momona Tamada (The Baby-Sitters Club, Secret Headquarters), Thalia Tran (Council of Dads, Raya and the Last Dragon), and James Sie (Jackie Chan Adventures, Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Scroll). They join the previously announced cast, including Gordon Cormier as Aang, Kiawentiio as Katara, Ian Ousley as Sokka, Dallas Liu as Zuko, Elizabeth Yu as Azula, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee as Iroh, and Daniel Dae Kim as Fire Lord Ozai.
The eight-episode presentation for Avatar: The Last Airbender does not have a release date yet but is expected to debut in 2024.
The series will be an authentic adaptation of the award-winning and beloved Nickelodeon animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender reimagined as a live-action adventure. Albert Kim (Sleepy Hollow, Nikita) serves as showrunner, executive producer, and writer. Alongside Kim, Rideback’s Dan Lin (The Lego Movie, Aladdin) and Lindsey Liberatore (Walker) serve as executive producers, as well as Michael Goi (Swamp Thing, American Horror Story). Goi, Roseanne Liang (also a co-executive producer), Jabbar Raisani, and Jet Wilkinson direct.
Here’s a complete cast list for Avatar: The Last Airbender, including affiliations with the Avatar: The Last Airbender world.
Amber Midthunder is Princess Yue, the compassionate spiritual leader of the Northern Water Tribe.
A Martinez is Pakku, the veteran waterbending master of the Northern Water Tribe and a fierce defender of their traditions.
Irene Bedard is Yagoda, an empathetic healer who is a role model for her tribe’s female waterbenders.
Joel Oulette is Hahn, a strong and skilled warrior with unwavering loyalty to his tribe.
Nathaniel Arcand is Chief Arnook, father to Princess Yue, and the respected leader of their tribe.
Meegwun Fairbrother is Avatar Kuruk, a previous Avatar with a haunted past.
Arden Cho is June, a tough and persistent bounty hunter known for her ruthless efficiency.
Utkarsh Ambudkar is King Bumi, the ancient and mercurial ruler of the Earth Kingdom city of Omashu.
Danny Pudi is The Mechanist, an eccentric inventor and engineer who’s doing his best to raise his son in a war-torn world.
Lucian-River Chauhan is Teo, the idealistic and high-flying son of The Mechanist.
James Sie is the Cabbage Merchant, a long-suffering vegetable vendor in Omashu.
Momona Tamada will play Ty Lee, an energetic and upbeat teen and one of Princess Azula’s best friends.
Thalia Tran is Mai, an unflappable and deadpan teen who, along with Ty Lee, is one of Princess Azula’s closest allies.
Ruy Iskandar is Lt. Jee, the first officer of Prince Zuko’s ship.
Hiro Kanagawa is Fire Lord Sozin, the ruthless and ambitious previous ruler of the Fire Nation and grandfather to Fire Lord Ozai.
C.S. Lee is Avatar Roku, a wise and benevolent past Avatar from the Fire Nation.
François Chau will play The Great Sage, the venerated spiritual leader of the Fire Nation and guardian of Avatar Roku’s shrine.
Ryan Mah is Lt. Dang, Commander Zhao’s second-in-command.
George Takei will voice Koh, an ancient, predatory spirit.
Randall Duk Kim will voice Wan Shi Tong, who appears in the form of a giant owl and is also known as the Spirit of Knowledge.
What do you think of today’s first look at the Fire Nation for Netflix’s Avatar: The Last Airbender? Are you excited to see what Netflix’s adaptation of the legendary series has to offer next year? Let us know in the comments section below!
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