Deadline reported Wednesday that the studios are developing three animated films based on Avatar: The Last Airbender.
June 15 (News) — Paramount and Nickelodeon are working together on new films in the avatar Universe.
The Hollywood Reporter confirmed the news.
Lauren Montgomery (Avatar: The Last Airbender) will direct the first of the films, with avatar Co-creator Bryan Konietzko and Michael Di Martino as producers, along with Eric Coleman.
The trio of films will be produced by Avatar Studios, which Nickelodeon announced in February 2021.
Avatar Studios will create original content spanning animated series and films based on the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra.
“As original creators, Mike and Bryan are expanding the avatar Universe with us, we’re keeping it all in the family, with Lauren bringing the same kind of expert, beautiful work she did on the original series to her new directorial responsibilities on the upcoming feature film,” Ramsey Naito, President of Animation for Paramount and Nickelodeon Animation said.
Avatar: The Last Airbender originally aired on Nickelodeon for three seasons from 2005 to 2008. The series follows Aang, a young avatar or person with the ability to manipulate the elements.
The Legend of Korraa follow-up series Avatar: The Last Airbenderhad a four-year run on Nickelodeon from 2012 to 2014.