Voice actress Janet Varney, who played Korra in “The Legend of Korra,” recorded a message revealing the film’s theme. “There’s been a lot of buzz going around, a lot of speculation and a lot of excitement – I feel it too,” she said as she held up her tie-in novel “Avatar: The Last Airbender”. “But we think it’s time to set the record. Avatar Studios’ first feature-length film will focus on Avatar Aang and his friends. And I can’t wait.”
Just received some HUGE NEWS from @janetvarney a tour #NickSDCC Avatar: Braving the Elements – LIVE! , Avatar Studios’ first feature-length film will focus on Avatar Aang and his friends! 🔥 pic.twitter.com/dsbK1XMCe5
– Nickelodeon (@Nickelodeon) July 22, 2022
Reports from the board add that the untitled first of the three feature films, which are separate stories and not part of the trilogy, will take place after the conclusion of the original series.
There are many stories to be extracted from those anonymous years of Aang and his allies, much of which has been expanded upon in related novels and comics. The final episode of “Avatar: The Last Airbender” suggests even more, with the still-unanswered theme of Zuko’s deceased mother (the curious should check out Gene Luen Yang’s comic about the mission. that case, “The Search”). It’s unclear whether Avatar Studios’ first feature film will adapt these existing properties to the big screen or if it will create a completely original story. With series creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael DiMartino leaving the Netflix series and building the entire series on their own terms, I wouldn’t be surprised if it’s the latter.
Lauren Montgomery, who worked on both “Avatar” and “Legend of Korra” as a storyboard artist and will go on to host “Voltron: Legendary Defender,” will direct the first film. first. Konietzko and DiMartino will executive produce alongside Eric Coleman.
https://www.slashfilm.com/938093/nickelodeons-first-avatar-the-last-airbender-animated-movie-will-bring-the-gaang-back-together/ The Last Airbender cartoon will bring the Gaangs back together