Netflix has approved production of live-action ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ series

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Beloved animated show Avatar: the Last Airbender is making a major comeback to the TV screens and it’s being spearheaded by Netflix.

According to Hollywood Reporter, Netflix has okayed the commencement of a live-action series of Avatar: The Last Airbender. The series which will be created by Bryan Konietzko and Michael DiMartino and will begin in 2019.

On the latest project, Konietzko and DiMartino shared

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We’re thrilled for the opportunity to helm this live-action adaptation of Avatar: The Last Airbender. We can’t wait to realize Aang’s world as cinematically as we always imagined it to be, and with a culturally appropriate, non-whitewashed cast. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime chance to build upon everyone’s great work on the original animated series and go even deeper into the characters, story, action and world-building. Netflix is wholly dedicated to manifesting our vision for this retelling, and we’re incredibly grateful to be partnering with them.”

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