Avatar: The Last Airbender returning in new movie

The world of Avatar: The Last Airbender will broaden once again.

According to a Viacom financiers’ call directing to the launch of Paramount Plus, The initial developers of Avatar, Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, have actually been tapped to head a brand-new studio under Nickelodeon Animation. Appropriately called Avatar Studios, it will produce Avatar-associated material for Paramount Plus and Nickelodeon. The very first task on the docket is an animated theatrical function, which will begin production later on this year. Information about the setting of the brand-new motion picture were not right away upcoming.

The studio is not connected with the live-action Netflix Last Airbender series. Formerly, the developers stepped off that task, pointing out innovative distinctions.

The initial animated Avatar series aired on Nickelodeon from 2005 to 2008. Embed in a dream world where specific people can harness the 4 components with specialized martial-arts relocations, the program follows the titular Avatar, the only individual efficient in mastering all 4 essential designs. The Avatar is born-again as soon as every generation and is indicated to preserve balance in between the 4 components and their wielders, however as the series starts, the Avatar has actually been missing out on from the world for a century. Reincarnated as an adventurous 12-year-old called Aang, the Avatar and his buddies need to deal with the high-handed Fire Country, which is waging a terrible war versus the remainder of the world.

Avatar: The Last Airbender and the follow up series, The Legend of Korra, are presently streaming on Netflix.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.