Netflix Drops Jaw-Dropping First Looks! Avatar: The Last Airbender Live-Action Cast

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Netflix has unwrapped an early Christmas present for fans eagerly anticipating the live-action adaptation of “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” In celebration of the Winter Solstice, the streaming giant released a series of new photos showcasing the cast of the upcoming series, providing the first glimpse of characters like June and Jet in their live-action incarnations.

Arden Cho, known for her roles in “Chicago Med” and “Teen Wolf,” takes on the role of June, a morally ambiguous bounty hunter hired by Zuko to capture the Avatar. Meanwhile, Sebastian Amoruso steps into the shoes of Jet, the leader of the Freedom Fighters with a vendetta against the Fire Nation.

The newly revealed images also introduce other beloved minor characters, including Kanna, affectionately known as “Gran Gran,” a non-bender and skilled healer in the Southern Water Tribe. Another image features Tamlyn Tomita as Yukari, mother to Suki and the mayor of Kyoshi Island.

Notably, the adaptation also offers a glimpse of The Mechanist, portrayed by Danny Pudi, an Earth Kingdom inventor, in a newly released image complete with an apron.

This follows a previous set of images and teaser trailer that unveiled the looks of major characters such as Aang, Katara, Sokka, Suki, Zuko, Ozai, Uncle Iroh, Azula, and Commander Zhao.

Similar to the original series, Netflix’s “Avatar: The Last Airbender” follows Aang’s journey to master the four elements and protect the world against Fire Lord Ozai’s tyrannical rule. As Aang strives to become a master bender of Water, Earth, Fire, and Air, he seeks guidance from unexpected mentors to save humanity.

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Gordon Cormier, who plays Aang, expressed excitement about the live-action adaptation during Tudum: A Global Fan Event in Brazil, assuring fans that it would bring back everything they love about the original series.

Albert Kim serves as the showrunner, executive producer, and writer for the new series. The show, comprising eight one-hour episodes, is set to premiere on Netflix on February 22. Despite the departure of original series creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael DiMartino in 2021, the new adaptation boasts a talented team, including executive producers Dan Lin, Linsey Liberatore, Jabbar Raisani, and Michael Goi. Raisani and Goi also direct the series, along with co-executive producer Roseanne Liang.

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