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Avatar: The Last Airbender: Netflix begins filming live-action series

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The streaming service confirmed the news on Tuesday and announced three new cast members.

Nov 16 (LPN) – Netflix live action production is in progress Avatar: The Last Airbender Series.

Paul Sun-Hyung Lee has joined the cast as Uncle Iroh, a retired Fire Nation general and mentor to his hot-headed nephew, Prince Zuko. Lim Kay Siu will play Gyatso, a kind and caring aerial nomad monk who is a father figure to Aang, while Ken Leung will play Commander Zhao, a scheming and ambitious Fire Nation military officer.

The trio joins the previously announced stars Gordon Cormier (Aang), Kiawentiio (Katara), Ian Ousley (Sokka), Dallas Liu (Zuko) and Daniel Dae Kim (Fire Lord Ozai).

According to Netflix, production of the series will use a new virtual production volume developed and operated by Pixomondo (PXO) Virtual Production. The 23,000 square foot stage is 84 feet wide and 28 feet high with over 3,000 LED panels.

“We are very excited to begin producing this incredible project, and we are especially excited to partner with PXO’s technology benders to explore the wondrous world of. to create Avatar: The Last Airbender with the most advanced techniques available to filmmakers around the world, “said showrunner Albert Kim.

Avatar: The Last Airbender is based on the animated Nickelodeon series by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko. The original series aired in three seasons from 2005 to 2008.

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