Five years in the making remake of Avatar: The Last Airbender from Netflix is one step closer to appearing on the screens. Netflix posted a new minute and a half long teaser, which introduces the cast and key scenes for the first time. In addition, the premiere date has finally been announced, namely February 22, 2024.
At the June event, Netflix posted just a quick 37 second teaserwhich showed the symbols of the four nations (Water Tribes, Earth Kingdom, Fire Nation, and Air Nomads), and that the series will be released in 2024. At the time, the cast talked about unforgettable experiences from the filming of Avatar: The Last Airbender. They include Gordon Cormier as Aang, Kiawentiio as Katara, Daniel Dae Kim as Fire Lord Ozai and Ian Ousley as Sokka.
Despite a deeper look into the upcoming series questions still remainespecially regarding compared to the original. Already in 2020, co-creators of the original series Avatar: The Last Airbender Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko left the project. “I realized that I can’t control the creative direction of the show, but I can control how I react,” DiMartino said at the time. “That’s why I decided to leave the project. It was the hardest professional decision I’ve ever had to make, and I certainly didn’t take it lightly, but it was necessary for my happiness and creative integrity.” He also added that the series had potential but wouldn’t fit his vision.