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Netflix's Avatar: The Last Airbender live-action series casts Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Ken Leung and Lim Kay Siu

Kim’s Convenience alum Lee will play Uncle Iroh, a retired Fire Nation general and the wise and nurturing mentor to his hot-headed nephew, Prince Zuko. Lost vet Leung will star as Commander Zhao, a scheming and ambitious Fire Nation military officer who’s eager to leverage an unexpected encounter with a desperate Prince Zuko to advance his personal goals. And Nightwatch's Siu has joined the show as Gyatso, a kind and caring Air Nomad monk who is the guardian, father figure and best friend to Aang. Netflix also announced that production on Avatar: The Last Airbender will begin today in Vancouver and the show will be shot using “a new, custom-built facility using some of the same cutting-edge technology that was used for Netflix’s The Midnight Sky and 1899, and Disney’s The Mandalorian.'”
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Netflix’s ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Adds ‘Kim’s Convenience’ Alum Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Lim Kay Siu & Ken Leung To Cast; Begins Production

Netflix continues to build its live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender series adding Kim’s Convenience alum Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Lim Kay Siu (Anna and The King) and Ken Leung (Industry) to the cast. The join stars Gordon Cormier, Kiawentiio, Ian Ousley, Dallas Liu and Daniel Dae Kim. Netflix also revealed that it will partner with Pixmondo for the upcoming series, which has started production in Vancouver. Written by Albert Kim, Netflix bills the series as an authentic adaptation of the award-winning and beloved Nickelodeon animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender reimagined as a live-action adventure. Lee will play fan favorite Uncle Iroh, a retired...
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Netflix's Avatar: The Last Airbender Series Starts Production, Adds Ken Leung And More To Cast

Long ago, the four nations lived together in harmony. Then, everything changed when Netflix decided to move forward with their very own "Avatar: The Last Airbender" live-action series. Today brings the exciting news that the series has officially started production and has rounded out the cast with a few new additions — some of which include recognizable names and beloved characters from the original Nickelodeon series.
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