Avatar – The Last Airbender: an animated film from the cult series in preparation – cinema news

A decade after the opus signed M. Night Shyamalan, the heroes of “Avatar – The Last Airbender” will return to the big screen. But in an animated film this time around.

Avatar - the last airbender: an animated film from the cult series in preparation - cinema news
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Released on July 28, 2010 on our screens, The Last Airbender narrowly failed to sink the career of its director, M. Night Shyamalan, and severely damaged the chances of the animated series from which he was inspired by. impose on the cinema. Handicapped by mostly negative reviews, the feature film had nevertheless grossed nearly $ 320 million worldwide, for a budget of 150, which is far from shameful. But not enough for the two planned sequels to emerge. Fortunately, the show broadcast between 2005 and 2008 on Nickelodeon will have a second chance with an animated film.

Scheduled for theaters, the feature film was entrusted to Avatar Studios, newly created with the aim of producing content for small and big screen around the universe. The plot is yet to be revealed, but it is already certain that the outcome will be overseen by Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, creators of the original series who recently left the planned live-action adaptation. on the Netflix side and to whom the reins of the company have been entrusted. The baby is therefore in good hands, theirs, and it remains to be seen what will be in question and when the opus will be visible.

Long of 62 episodes spread over three seasons, Avatar – The Last Airbender immerses us in a world divided between four civilizations linked to the elements: the tribes of the water, the kingdom of the earth, the nomads of the air and the nation of fire, which wreaked havoc and destruction for the century before the story begins. Trapped in the ice throughout these hundred years, young Aang discovers that he is the Avatar, the one who can restore balance to the universe. But for that, he must learn to master all the elements. Will the feature film resume this frame or be located after? Or before, as in the show The Legend of Korra, broadcast between 2012 and 2014?

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