Netflix revealed today that it will be adapting a live-action version of Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender with original show runners Brian Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino.
Avatar ran on Nickelodeon from 2005 to 2008 and has streamed on Netflix in the past.
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Early concept art for the ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ live-action series.Image: john staub/netflixIn the animated version, Avatar: The Last Airbender is the story of Aang, the Avatar, a bridge between the human and spirit worlds. When an angry leader of the Fire Nation wipes out all of Aang’s fellow air benders, he disappears for 100 years and returns again to restore balance to the world. Read more…More about Entertainment, Television, Netflix, Viacom, and Nickelodeon