Netflix’s live-action profile picture: The “Last Airbender” series has obviously encountered major obstacles: on Wednesday, the co-creators of the original series, Michael Dante Dimartino and Brian Conetzozzo announced that after two years of development, They have already withdrawn from the project.
The production of DiMartino:
DiMartino revealed on his website that he and Konietzko exited production in June.
DiMartino added: “I realized that I can’t control the direction of the series, but I can control how I react.” “So, I chose to leave the project. This is the hardest career decision I have ever made. Of course it was not a decision I made lightly, but it was necessary for my happiness and the integrity of my creativity.”
“Look, it happened. The production was challenging,” he continued. “Unforeseen events have occurred. The plan must change. When these things happen at other moments in my career, I will try to become a Nomad Aviation and adapt.
Director of this movie:
Director M. Night Shyamalan’s live-action Avatar movie “The Last Airbender” was widely ridiculed after it was released in 2010. Its notorious failure can be attributed to many failures, including whitewashed cast, overly serious tone and impressive sequence of actions, to name a few.
Di Martino said that he has not finished telling the story in the “Avatar” universe.
“Thank you very much, Iroh also provided some wisdom for this,” DiMartino concluded. “Sometimes life is like this dark tunnel.
A representative of Netflix told “Daily Beasts”, “We have full respect and admiration for Michael and Brian and the stories they created in the “Avatar” animation series. Although they chose to leave the live performance project, we have great respect for the creative team.
The live-action version of the popular Nickelodeon animated series was first ordered on Netflix in September 2018. The animated version was broadcast on Nickelodeon for three seasons from February 2005 to July 2008. The series received wide acclaim during its operation and won multiple Annie Awards. , Genesis Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards and Peabody Awards.