Netflix Drops The First “Avatar: The Last Airbender” Trailer
The official trailer for Netflix’s live-action series Avatar: The Last Airbender has arrived with a gust of wind and a burst of fire.
Showrunner Albert Kim’s ambitious new series follows the young Avatar Aaang (Gordon Cormier), as he faces the challenge of mastering the four elements in an effort to harmonize the world in the face of a grave threat from the Fire Nation and the Fire Lord Ozai (Daniel Dae Kim). Aang will rely not only on his own skills, as he sets to master earth, wind, fire and water, but on his new friends Sokka (Ian Ousley) and Katara (Kiawentiio).
The trailer unveils the sweeping vistas, stunning creatures, and wall-to-wall magic that made Nickelodeon’s original animated series so beloved. The new series will consist of eight hour-long episodes,
The cast also includes Dallas Liu as Zuko, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee as General Iroh, Casey Camp-Horinek as Gran Gran, Arden Cho as June, Maria Zhang as Suki, Sebastien Amoruso as Jet, Utkarsh Ambudkar as King Bumi and Danny Pudi as The Mechanist.
Check out the trailer below. Avatar: The Last Airbender arrives on Netflix on February 22::
Here’s the official synopsis from Netflix:
Water. Earth. Fire. Air. The four nations once lived in harmony, with the Avatar, master of all four 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. With the current incarnation of the Avatar yet to emerge, the world has lost hope. But like a light in the darkness, hope springs forth when Aang (Gordon Cormier), a young Air Nomad — and the last of his kind — reawakens to take his rightful place as the next Avatar. Alongside his newfound friends Sokka (Ian Ousley) and Katara (Kiawentiio), siblings and members of the Southern Water Tribe, Aang embarks on a fantastical, action-packed quest to save the world and fight back against the fearsome onslaught of Fire Lord Ozai (Daniel Dae Kim). But with a driven Crown Prince Zuko (Dallas Liu) determined to capture them, it won’t be an easy task. They’ll need the help of the many allies and colorful characters they meet along the way. AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER is a live-action reimagining of the award-winning and beloved Nickelodeon animated series. Albert Kim (Sleepy Hollow, Nikita) serves as showrunner, executive producer, and writer. Jabbar Raisani (Lost in Space, Stranger Things) and Michael Goi are executive producers and directors alongside directors Roseanne Liang (also a co-executive producer) and Jet Wilkinson. Dan Lin (The Lego Movie, Aladdin) and Lindsey Liberatore (Walker) serve as executive producers from Rideback.
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Featured image: Avatar: The Last Airbender. Gordon Cormier as Aang in season 1 of Avatar: The Last Airbender. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023