Netflix has premiered the the full trailer for its live-action TV series adaptation of the acclaimed Nickelodeon animated series “Avatar: The Last Airbender” premiering on February 22nd.
The series is based on the beloved show which ran from 2005 to 2008 and marks the second attempt to adapt the work into live-action following the M. Night Shyamalan film in 2010.
The show unfolds in a fantasy world divided into four nations, and each centred around one of the four elements. A century after the Fire Nation launched an attack and pledged war on the world, a new young Airbender named Aang – an Avatar who can master all four elements – is discovered.
The cast includes Gordon Cormier as Aang, Kiawentiio as Katara, Ian Ousley as Sokka, Dallas Liu as Zuko, Daniel Dae Kim as Lord Ozai, Paul Sun-Hyung as Uncle Iroh, Elizabeth Yu as Princess Azula and Ken Leung as Commander Zhao.
Also starring are Amber Midthunder as Princess Yue, Lim Kay Siu as Monk Gyatso, Utkarsh Ambudkar as King Bumi, Momona Tamada as Ty Lee, Thalia Tran as Mai, James Sie as Cabbage Man, Arden Cho as June, Danny Pudi as The Mechanist, and George Takei as predatory ancient spirit Koh.
This series is showrun by Albert Kim and executive produced by Roseanne Liang, Lindsey Liberatore, Michael Goi, and Dan Lin.