Netflix has unveiled a new live-action look at Avatar: The Last Airbender featuring Aang, Katara, Sokka, and Appa.
The poster shows the four main characters riding on the back of Appa, a flying bison and Aang’s loyal animal companion. Aang is seen bending the air, while Katara and Sokka are looking over their shoulders at something off-screen. Appa is depicted as a massive and majestic creature, with blue fur and large wings.
The new poster comes ahead of the release of the first trailer for the series, which is expected to drop tomorrow. The live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender is set to debut on Netflix in 2024.
The series stars Gordon Cormier as Aang, Kiawentiio as Katara, Ian Ousley as Sokka, and Dallas Liu as Zuko. Daniel Dae Kim plays Fire Lord Ozai and Paul Sun-Hyung Lee is General Iroh.
The live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender is being produced by Rideback and Nickelodeon. Albert Kim serves as showrunner, with Michael Goi and Rideback’s Dan Lin and Lindsey Liberatore serving as executive producers. Directors include Goi, co-executive producer Roseanne Liang, Jabbar Raisani, and Jet Wilkinson.
The new poster has been met with excitement from fans of the original animated series, many of whom are praising the casting and the realistic depiction of Appa.
Interview with showrunner Albert Kim
In an interview with Variety, showrunner Albert Kim discussed the approach to the live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender series.
“We are committed to honoring the spirit of the original animated series while also making it our own,” Kim said. “We are excited to share this new vision of Avatar: The Last Airbender with the world.”
Kim also discussed the casting process for the series.
“We were looking for actors who not only resembled the characters physically, but who also embodied their spirit,” Kim said. “We are thrilled with the cast we have assembled and we can’t wait to see them bring these beloved characters to life.”
What fans can expect from the live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender
The live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender is expected to be a faithful adaptation of the original animated series. The show will follow the adventures of Aang, the Avatar, as he and his friends Katara and Sokka travel the world in an effort to defeat the Fire Nation and restore balance to the world.
The series is expected to feature stunning visuals and exciting action sequences. It will also explore the complex themes of the original series, such as identity, friendship, and the importance of balance.
The live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender is one of the most anticipated new TV shows of 2024. The new poster has given fans a glimpse of what to expect from the series, and it has only increased the excitement.
Fan reactions to the new poster
Many fans of the original animated series have expressed their excitement for the live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender on social media.
“The new Avatar: The Last Airbender poster looks amazing!” one fan tweeted. “I can’t wait to see the show!”
“I’m so excited for the live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender!” another fan tweeted. “I’ve been a fan of the original series since I was a kid, and I can’t wait to see it brought to life in a new way.”
“The new Avatar: The Last Airbender poster is everything I could have hoped for and more!” another fan tweeted. “The casting looks perfect, and Appa looks incredible! I can’t wait to see the trailer tomorrow!”
The overall reaction to the new poster has been overwhelmingly positive. Fans are excited to see the beloved characters from the original animated series brought to life in a new way.