The first set photos from Netflix’s upcoming Avatar: The Last Airbender series have found their way online.
Filming on Netflix’s Avatar: The Last Airbender series got underway back in November. Up until now, nothing beyond behind-the-scenes photos has been revealed.
Thanks to Dripmaster926 on Reddit via Avatar News, a first look at the Netflix series reveals a Fire Nation set and some green screen. Avatar News also speculated the set could be for the Netflix show’s version of the Blue Spirit sequence from the animated series. You can see the first Airbender set photos below.
Netflix’s first season of The Last Airbender will contain eight episodes that will run around an hour. Avatar News also recently reported that each episode will cost $15 million for a total budget of $120 million.
The latest live-action adaptation of Airbender is being developed by Albert Kim following the departure of the show’s original creators. The Netflix series will star Gordon Cormier as Aang, Kiawentiio Tarbell as Katara, Ian Ousley as Sokka, Dallas Liu as Zuko, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee as Iroh, Elizabeth Yu as Azula, and Daniel Dae Kim as Firelord Ozai.
Here is the synopsis for the original series:
With the Fire Nation on the brink of global domination, a young girl and her brother discover a 12-year old Airbender who reveals himself as the Avatar. Will this irresponsible kid accept his destiny in time to save the world?
Created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, the animated series featured the voicing talents of Zach Tyler Eisen, Mae Whitman, Jack DeSena, Dante Basco, Jessie Flower, Dee Bradley Baker, Mako, Greg Baldwin, Grey DeLisle, and Mark Hamill.
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