Netflix Acquires Live-Adaptation Series Rights of Avatar: The Last Airbender


Variety reported, Netflix has acquired the live-action rights of animation series “Avatar: The Last Airbender.”

The original creators Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko are on board to serve as showrunners and executive producers of the upcoming series. 

The production will begin in 2019.

You can read the synopsis of “Avatar: The Last Airbender” below:

“The show follows the adventures of Aang–the titular Avatar and last Airbender–and his friends, who live in a world divided into four nations, each corresponding with one of the four elements: Water, Fire, Earth, and Air. Special people in each nation, known as benders, have the ability to manipulate one of the elements through martial arts. The Avatar is able to control all four elements and is meant to bring balance to the world. Aang and company must save the world by defeating Fire Lord Ozai and end a destructive war waged by the Fire Nation.”