It appeared just like the Avatar: The Final Airbender franchise went from 0 to 160 actually quick. The unique Nickelodeon animated collection remains to be beloved by followers, however the final new Avatar content material got here out in 2014, when The Legend of Korra aired its collection finale. Immediately, Netflix is producing a live-action remake of the unique present and unique collection creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino re-teamed with Nickelodeon to discovered Avatar Studios, which is able to create much more Avatar content material.
The resurgence in all probability began when the unique present grew to become obtainable on Netflix and a complete new technology of individuals came upon how unimaginable it’s. In any case, it’s resulting in a humiliation of riches for followers. Nickelodeon exec Brian Robbins gave a bit of replace on the animated facet of issues on the ViacomCBS video collection Streaming On:
One of many different large tasks that we’re engaged on, on the theatrical entrance is Avatar. We signed a deal to carry the unique creators of Avatar again into the studios. They began Avatar Studios, they usually’re nicely on their means in growth on a collection of CG movies and a brand new Avatar collection.
So we’re getting CG animated Avatar films — assume Pixar movies, solely in all probability not as nicely animated — and a brand new TV present; we don’t know whether or not that one will probably be CG animated, have the extra conventional hand-drawn look of the sooner collection, or what.
The brand new Final Airbender films and present might go anyplace
We additionally don’t know what these new films and TV exhibits could possibly be about. Avatar is ready in a world the place the facility of the Avatar manifests anew in each technology; there have been many Avatars over time, so Konietzko and Dante DiMartino have quite a lot of room to maneuver. They may make new tales starring Avatar we’ve already met — like Aang from The Final Airbender or Korra from The Legend of Korra — or introduce completely new units of characters. Since they’re working with each films and a TV present, I think about it’ll be a bit of of each.
Nonetheless the present finally ends up wanting and what it’s going to be about, anticipate to be obtainable on each Nickelodeon and Paramount+, which is ViacomCBS’ streaming service. And all that is on high of Netflix’s live-action remake, which has already introduced its forged. Is there such a factor as an excessive amount of Avatar: The Final Airbender? We’ll discover out quickly sufficient.
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