Netflix dropped the teaser trailer for its highly anticipated live-action adaptation of Avatar: The Last Airbender, the acclaimed Nickelodeon animated series that captivated millions of fans worldwide.
The trailer, which was released on Tuesday, gives a glimpse of the epic adventure that awaits viewers on February 22 when the series premieres on the streaming platform.
The trailer features several familiar characters, such as Aang, the young Avatar; Katara and Sokka from the Water tribe; Zuko, the conflicted prince of the Fire Nation; and Iroh, his wise uncle and mentor.
It also reveals some new faces, such as Bumi, the eccentric king of Omashu; the Blue Spirit, a mysterious masked vigilante; Suki, leader of the Kyoshi Warriors; and Jet, the charismatic leader of a band of rebels.
The trailer also showcases the stunning visuals and impressive action sequences that the series promises to deliver, as well as the faithful adaptation of the original animation’s style and tone.
The series follows Aang’s journey to master the four elements and stop the Fire Nation from conquering the world, while also discovering his destiny as the Avatar, the only one who can bring balance and harmony to the world.
Netflix’s adaptation is helmed by Albert Kim, joined by a diverse cast and crew, including Gordon Cormier stars as Aang, Kiawentiio as Katara, Ian Ousley as Sokka, and Dallas Liu as Prince Zuko. Other cast members include Maria Zhang as Suki, Tamlyn Tomita as Yukari, Yvonne Chapman as Avatar Kyoshi, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee as General Iroh, and Daniel Dae Kim as Fire Lord Ozai.
The live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender will stream on Netflix starting February 22, 2024.