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WATCH: Trailer for Netflix’s live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender looks great! Yip, yip!

January 26th, 2024 by Marc Comments

Yes! We finally have the trailer for Netflix’s Avatar: The Last Airbender and it looks every bit as awesome as we hoped!

Based on the awesome 2005 animated series of the same name – and not the M Night Shyamalan movie – this trailer really seems to have captured the look, feel and characters of that series and we here at FTN HQ are pacing the floors for this to arrives on February 22nd, the day after The bad Batch return!

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Writer Albert Kim said of the series and being approached to write it: “My first reaction after ‘Hell yeah!’ was ‘Holy s—! Do I really want to do this? Is there a way to improve upon the original?’ Whenever you tackle something that’s already beloved by millions of fans, you have to ask yourself those questions.”

Kim says that while the animated series has long seasons and a more challenge-of-the-week approach, the live-action version will be eight one-hour episodes and will boil the story down to be a bit more trim: “We don’t start the show the way the animated series starts,” he says, “That was a conscious decision to show people this is not the animated series.” he goes on, “We had to sometimes unravel storylines and remix them in a new way to make sense for a serialized drama, so I’m very curious to see what’ll happen in terms of reaction to that.”

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The series stars Gordon Cormier as Aang, the titular Avatar, along with Daniel Dae Kim’s Fire Lord Ozai, Dallas Liu’s Prince Zukoalong with Kiawentiio Tarbell’s Katara and Ian Ousley’s Sokka, her brother – the whole cast looks perfect for their cartoon counterparts and, honestly, as a big fan of the original series – and it’s sequel series, The Legend of Korra – I cannot wait to binge this in just a few short weeks.

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MASTER YOUR ELEMENT. Aang is the avatar, the one who can master all the elements…but can he embrace his power in time to stop the Fire Nation from conquering the whole world? Will the Fire Nation’s Prince Zuko track Aang down before he can master his powers? Find out as Netflix brings this classic animated series to life with Avatar: The Last Airbender!

Avatar: The Last Airbender the live-action series arrives on February 22 only on Netflix.

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….