Avatar: The Last Airbender – Everything We Know So Far About The Upcoming Netflix Live-Action Series

Avatar: The Last Airbender
Avatar: The Last Airbender
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Actor Paul Sun-Hyung Lee of Avatar: The Last Airbender has confirmed that Season 1 of Netflix‘s live-action series will include eight episodes. Avatar: The Last Airbender is centered on the Nickelodeon series of the same name.

It follows Aang, the titular 12-year-old protagonist. He awakens from a hundred years of being frozen in ice. He embarks on a trip to reinstate peace and unity as the Fire Nation embarks on a quest for dominance.

What Did Paul Sun-Hyung Lee Disclose

Paul Sun-Hyung Lee
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee

As filming of Netflix’s real-time Avatar: The Last Airbender proceeds, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee discloses the series’ episode count and duration. In the upcoming series, Kim’s Mandalorian alum plays Iroh, a former Fire Nation commander. He joins his nephew Zuko on his quest to capture the titular hero. Unlike his despotic younger brother, the Fire Lord Ozai, Iroh approaches his nephew with a more loving and sensible attitude. He encourages him to be a better person than his father.

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Paul Sun-Hyung Lee discussed Netflix’s Avatar: The Last Airbender series while guesting on the Handsome Genius Club Radio Show. When asked about the series’ plans, the actor stated, “It will consist of eight one-hour episodes, and I have no clue when they will run. At the very least, the end of the year was my best prediction.” He further termed it as a “very expensive” effort.

Cast Of Avatar: The Last Airbender

The Cast of Avatar: The Last Airbender
The cast of Avatar: The Last Airbender

The Cast includes Gordon Cormier as Aang, Kiawentiio Tarbell as Katara, Ian Ousley as Sokka, Dallas Liu as Zuko. Along with Elizabeth Yu as Azula, and Daniel Dae Kim as Fire Lord Ozai round out the cast. Following a rough development phase, Avatar: The Last Airbender eventually started moving smoothly in mid-2021 as the filming of the series began in November.

Lee has become one of the most prominent supporters of Netflix’s Avatar: The Last Airbender miniseries. Similar to his experience on The Mandalorian, the actor has utilized social media and appearances to tease a lot of behind-the-scenes details. He surely knows how to keep fans excited. He’s also spoken out on how, to maintain the plot as intact as possible, the decision to create a new real-time Avatar: The Last Airbender a miniseries rather than a movie was ultimately the best one.

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Fans Reaction About The Revelations

 Avatar: The Last Airbender
Avatar: The Last Airbender

Though M. Night Shyamalan’s critically panned film has left some moviegoers with a sour taste in their mouths, most of us would concur with Lee that Avatar: The Last Airbender show sounds much better than another watered-down film. With the actor stating that season 1 of Netflix’s program would consist of eight one-hour episodes, some may be disappointed that it will still fall well short of the animation series’ 10-hour duration, but fans should rest assured that it will stay as true to the source material as possible. While fans wait for the Netflix series to launch, they can catch up on the first season of Avatar: The Last Airbender, which is currently streaming.

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