The first season of Netflix’s live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender has officially concluded. Gordon Cormier, the series’ lead, announced it on Instagram. The series is based on the popular Nickelodeon animated series of the same name. It was announced in the year 2018 that it would be available on Netflix. There were plenty of new additions to the cast of this show. Recently, the cast was said to include Danny Pudi.
Let’s see who Danny is going to play and more about this series.
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About Avatar: The Last Airbender
It stars Cormier as Aang, the titular last Airbender, and the next Avatar, in a fantastic universe. This universe combines martial arts and Asian culture with fantastical aspects centered around the four elements. Water, earth, fire, and air are the four elements that coexist peacefully. The Avatar is the only bender able to control them all. Then, when the Fire Nation struck, everything was altered. Because the Fire Nation is at war with the rest of the world and the Avatar has gone missing, it’s up to Aang to bring together the four elements, become the Avatar, and defeat the Fire Lord to bring peace.
Whom will Danny Pudi play?
Danny Pudi is one of the newest celebrities to join the show. According to Avatar News, Community alum Danny Pudi, who plays a significant role in Book one of the animated series, will be part of the cast.
The Mechanic was revealed to have betrayed his people by providing the Fire Nation armies with his inventions. These inventions were used to wreak havoc across the Earth Kingdom in order to save his community and his son. In addition to appearing to lead the small community of Earth Kingdom refugees who made their home at the long-abandoned Northern Air Temple.
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He helped Aang, Katara, Sokka, and Teo defend the Air Temple from invading Fire Nation soldiers once his identity was discovered. Even though the battalion was defeated, the Fire Nation was able to get away with a creation that helped them win a key battle later on.
Netflix's live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender series reportedly adds Community alum Danny Pudi to its cast.
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Pudi has been cast in the animated series on Nickelodeon as the Mechanic, who made his debut in Book 1’s “The Northern Air Temple.” It is presently unknown who has been cast in the part of Teo, the Mechanic’s son. However, a casting call for the character was issued in 2021.
Fans of Netflix’s Avatar: The Last Airbender are feeling positive about their live-action version. Since the show’s last schedule was wrapped up in June 2022, we can expect the series to air by 2023.