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Avatar Has 3 New Movies in the Works, Lauren Montgomery Directing the First

Avatar: The Last Airbender franchise is getting 3 new animated movies, as announced by Paramount and Nickelodeon earlier. Lauren Montgomery, Avatar: The Last Airbender director, is directing the first one which still doesn’t have an official title. Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Animation will be overseeing the production.

Producers Bryan Konietzko and Michael DiMartino, who created Avatar: The Last Airbender, will produce that the upcoming movie., Executive producer is Eric Coleman. Avatar Studios is a division of Nickelodeon Animation that announced in February of last year, that it wants to create original content based on the Avatar universe.

Avatar: The Last Airbender is an anime-style animated series that premiered in February of 2005. Nickelodeon Animation Studios produced the series, with animation by JM Animation, DR Movie (currently working on The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2), and Moi Animation. The cartoon was the first in the series and was followed by The Legend of Korra sequel.

Avatar: The Last Airbender also has an official comic sequel, that has been serialized since 2005. A prequel novel titled Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Rise of Kyoshi was published in 2019, while a sequel of The Legend of Korra started publication in 2017 and is still ongoing. Dark Horse is publishing the novels.

In addition to the animated series and the novels, the franchise also has a live-action movie and a live-action remake series by Netflix on the way.

Nickelodeon describes the plot as:
Ever since Katara and Sokka discovered Aang, they’ve been on an epic journey with a crucial mission: train him to master all the disciplines of the Avatar. Aang must learn the sacred art of bending – the ability to manipulate the elements. Inexperienced but potentially all-powerful, Aang’s training takes him (and Katara and Sokka) on fascinating travels across the four nations – the Water Tribes, Earth Kingdom, Fire Nation, and the Air Nomads. Throughout their time together, they encounter helpful friends (like Avatar Roku, Aang’s previous incarnation) and a growing list of enemies (namely, Prince Zuko of the Fire Nation). They must learn who they can and cannot trust as Aang attempts to reach his full potential and bring peace to the world.

Source: Deadline

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