The series, now supervised by showrunner Albert Kim ( Sleepy Hollow, Nikita), is referred to as a reimagined take on Nickelodeon’s precious animated franchise. Kim will represent the series routine function of Fire Lord Ozai, the ruthlessly driven leader of the Fire Nation who requires everybody measure up to his difficult requirements, particularly his teen kid, Prince Zuko. Ozai’s drive to dominate and join the world under firebender guideline is a household concern– he thinks that it’s his fate to complete a war began by his forefathers.
Kim signs up with a formerly revealed cast that consists of Gordon Cormier as Aang, Kiawentiio as Katara, Ian Ousley as Sokka and Dallas Liu as Zuko.
Albert Kim functions as the main author on the program and officer produces together with Dan Lin ( The Lego Movie, Aladdin) and Lindsey Liberatore ( Walker) of Rideback along with Michael Goi ( Swamp Thing). Roseanne Liang will direct along with Goi, Jabbar Raisani and Jet Wilkinson.
Daniel Dae Kim counts Hawaii Five-0, Lost, The Divergent Series and Hellboy amongst his credits. He’s the officer manufacturer of ABC’s The Good Doctor and next stars in Nat Geo’s scripted miniseries The Hot Zone: Anthrax, opposite Tony Goldwyn. He’s repped by UTA, Brillstein Entertainment Partners and Gang Tyre.
Netflix got Avatar: The Last Airbender directly to series in September2018 Developers Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko parted methods with the streaming giant following innovative distinctions (and for a rewarding total offer with ViacomCBS) in August2020 Albert Kim was tapped to take control of as showrunner and lead the imaginative a year later on and set Cormier, Kiawentiio, Ousley and Liu as the young leads of the series.