Daniel Dae Kim cast as Lord Ozai in the live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender

Daniel Dae Kim has actually been cast in Netflix’s upcoming live-action adjustment of the animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender. The Lost star will play Fire Lord Ozai, the leader of the callous Fire Country and daddy of fan-favorite character Prince Zuko.

Kim is best understood for his function as Jin Kwon on Lost, however he was likewise in 24 and Netflix’s Stowaway. He has actually done a range of voice work in animated series, consisting of in other parts of the Avatar Universe. Kim voiced General Fong in one episode of Avatar: The Last Airbender, and Hiroshi Sato in a number of episodes of its spinoff series, Legend of Korra.

The showrunner and head author of Netflix’s live-action adjustment of Avatar is Albert Kim (Nikita), and the series is executive produced by Dan Lin (The Lego Motion Picture), Lindsey Liberatore (Walker), and Michael Goi (American Scary Story), who will likewise direct some episodes of the series. Kim will star in the series, together with Gordon Cormier as Aang, Kiawentiio as Katara, Ian Ousley as Sokka, and Dallas Liu as Zuko. The initial series’ developers, Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, were initially included with the brand-new live-action variation, however left the job in August.

There’s no main release date yet for the live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender, however it might come as early as 2022.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.