Princess Yue reportedly cast in Netflix’s Avatar

The Netflix series Avatar: The Last Airbender is reportedly expanding its cast with Prey star Amber Midthunder as Princess Yue.

Register for Avatar: The Last Airbender Netflix’s live-action series may be on the rise as Princess Yue has reportedly been cast. The Netflix show will be the second take on Nickelodeon’s beloved fantasy animated series, which follows a little boy who has the ability to control all four elements and sets out to bring back part of the world being ravaged by the Fire Nation. M. Night Shyamalan previously wrote and directed a 2010s feature-length adaptation. The last airbenderwhich was a critical failure and underperformed at the box office, leading to the cancellation of a planned trilogy.


Gordon Cormier will lead the cast of the Netflix series. Avatar: The Last Airbender live-action series as the protagonist alongside Chiaventio Tarbell, Ian Owsley, Dallas Liu, Paul Sung-Hyun Lee, Elizabeth Yu and Daniel Dae Kim. Netflix acquired the rights to the project with original creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Brian Konietzko, although they left due to creative differences and were replaced by sleepy hollow graduate Albert Kim, who promised the right approach to rethinking the animated series. Filming on Avatar: The Last Airbender The live-action Netflix series began last November, but the cast doesn’t seem to stop growing.

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As production comes to an end, Avatar News reported that Netflix’s live action Avatar: The Last Airbender The series reportedly starred Princess Yue. The show is said to be going on Mining as well as Legion actress Amber Midthunder will play the fan-favorite Water Tribe princess, although Netflix has yet to officially confirm the casting as of this writing. See the posted announcement below:

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Voiced by Joanna Braddy, Princess Yue was introduced in Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1 as the daughter of the chief of the Northern Water Tribe who becomes Sokka’s love interest when the group goes there to help Aang master his waterbending powers. Yue’s time in the series would be short as the area was attacked by Admiral Zhao and the Fire Nation, with the former killing the Northern Water Tribe’s Moon Spirit and Yue sacrificing her mortal body to become the new Moon Spirit and allowing her tribe to survive. to save your strength. Despite her death, Yue will be mentioned in subsequent Avatar: The Last Airbender seasons when Sokka struggled with his grief over his failure to protect her and the original Moon Spirit.

Although her name comes from the Mandarin word for Chinese, Princess Yue and the Northern Water Tribe have many similarities with the Inuit and Yupik peoples. Avatar: The Last Airbender the live-action series is a relatively positive step in the show’s representation efforts. Midthunder, best known for her roles in Legion and upcoming Predator prequel Mining, is a member of the Fort Peck Sioux who, although not related to either the Inuit or the Yup’ik, shows that the producers put more effort into casting culturally appropriate actors than Shyamalan’s film, which was criticized for its bleached acting. composition. While viewers are waiting for confirmation of Midthunder’s participation in the series, they can return to the original. Avatar: The Last Airbender currently streaming on Netflix.

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