Netflix has released the first trailer of their new upcoming live-action series, Avatar: The Last Airbender, during Geeked Week 2023. Avatar: The Last Airbender Live Action is based on Nickelodeon’s award-winning animated series of the same name. The video features many of the beloved characters from the animated series including Aang, Katara, Zuko, Soka, and Appa. The live-action series hits Netflix on February 22, 2024, and will have a total of eight episodes.
The main cast for this TV live-action series are currently as follows:
- Gordon Cormier as Aang
- Kiawentiio as Katara
- Ian Ousley as Sokka
- Dallas Liu as Zuko
Avatar: The Last Airbender is an award-winning Nickelodeon animated series that aired in February 2005. Since then the series has grown into a franchise and has inspired many media works including its sequel, The Legend of Korra. Nicheklodeon summarized the series as:
The four nations of the world once lived in harmony, with the Avatar, master of all elements, keeping peace between them. But everything changed when the Fire Nation attacked and wiped out the Air Nomads, the first step taken by the firebenders towards conquering the world.
The series follows a young boy named Aang who wakes up to a world that was ravaged by war. He goes on a quest with his newfound friends, Soka and Katara, to take his rightful place as the world’s next Avatar.
Netflix is an American streaming service that features TV series and movies from across the world. Their Geeked Week 23 is a week-long virtual event that highlights the biggest, best, and most anticipated genre titles across movies series, and games. Among the anticipated live-action adaptations of popular animated works is Yu Yu Hakusho, which will try to capitalize on hee success of ONE PIECE, which premiered this summer and received critical acclaim.