Netflix is coming Avatar: The Ultimate Airbender the adaptation appears to be adapting all of the important storylines in book 1 of the Nickelodeon animated series, including the storyline involving a youth group of Earth Kingdom freedom fighters and their leader, Jet.
According to Knight Edge Mediathe Netflix series has added actor Sebastian Amoruso to the cast of Jet. The half-Italian, half-Chinese actor has already worked on the reboot series of Prime Video, I know what you did last summer.
As filming for Avatar: The Ultimate Airbender finished in June, Amoruso would have already completed his scenes. However, it should be noted that the show is currently undergoing filming which is believed to run until September. The actor joins a cast of Gordon Cormier as Avatar Aang, Dallas Liu as Zuko, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee as Uncle Iroh and Daniel Dae Kim as Fire Nation ruler Firelord Ozai .
Details on the upcoming adaptation are scarce, although a recent report has suggested that some, if not all, of the series’ costumes will be relatively faithful recreations of their animated counterparts. Notably, a report from the set of the Netflix series revealed that Avatar Kuruk, who may see an expanded role, will appear in the same outfit he wore on the Nickelodeon show. There was no confirmation regarding the costumes of the rest of the characters.
Also, Lee previously mentioned Netflix The ultimate airbender will be a little more mature than the animated series, comparing the adaptation with book 2 and 3. He explained: “The first season of the animated series was aimed at young children, but as the books progressed, the themes became much more mature. .. And you still have that whimsical quality, but the themes were much deeper and the character arcs were much more mature. That quality is what they’re trying to bring to Season 1. “
Avatar: The Ultimate Airbender (also known in some regions as Avatar: The Legend of Aang) was created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko. The anime-style cartoon premiered in 2005 and ran for three seasons, ending in 2008. The ongoing success of the franchise led to the creation of Avatar Studios in February 2021, a division of Nickelodeon dedicated to projects that expand the world of Avatar. According to Legend of Korra star Janet Varney, the studio’s first feature film will bring audiences back to the life of Avatar Aang and the characters from the 2005 series.
Netflix has not yet announced a release date for Avatar: The Ultimate Airbender.
Source: Knight Edge Media