Netflix’s Live-Action Avatar: The Last Airbender Series Wraps Production

According to Collider, production on Netflix’s forthcoming live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender series has finally been completed after over seven months of filming in Vancouver, Canada. The coming-of-age action fantasy drama currently has no release date attached to it yet.

In celebration of the production wrap, titular star Gordon Cormier took to Instagram to share a brand new behind-the-scenes picture, which you can check out below, featuring an adorable photo of the main cast including Cormier, Dallas Liu, Kiawentiio Tarbell, and Ian Ousley.

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Based on Nickelodeon’s beloved animated series, Avatar: The Last Airbender will be led by Filipino-Canadian actor Gordon Cormier (The Stand) as Aang, Kiawentiio (Anne with an E) as Katara, Ian Ousley (Physical) as Sokka, and Dallas Liu (PEN15) as Zuko. Joining them are Daniel Dae Kim as Fire Lord Ozai, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee as Uncle Iroh, Lim Kay Siu as Gyatso, and Ken Leung as Commander Zhao.

Additional cast includes Elizabeth Yu (All My Love) as Princess Azula, Maria Zhang as Kyoshi warrior Suki, C.S. Lee as Avatar Roku, Amber Midthunder as Princess Yue, A Martinez as Pakku, Yvonne Chapman (Kung Fu) as Avatar Kyoshi, Tamlyn Tomita (Cobra Kai) as Yukari, and Casey Camp-Horinek (Reservation Dogs) as Gran Gran.

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The live-action series hails from Sleepy Hollow‘s Albert Kim who is serving as the showrunner, writer, and executive producer. In his personal letter to fans, Kim went on to stress the importance of authenticity and representation as well as the project’s huge responsibility to deliver a story that highlights Asian and Indigenous characters.

Netflix’s The Avatar: The Last Airbender series is executive produced by Dan Lin and Lindsey Liberatore. It is being directed by Michael Goi, Roseanne Liang, and Jabba Raisaini, with Goi and Liang also serving as executive producers.


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