Nickelodeon and Paramount Animation will expand the cartoon universe stopped in 2008.
While the live action series Avatar from Netflix is still in production, Nickelodeon and Paramount Animation haven’t dropped the animated version. The two studios have just announced that they plan to make three films based in the world of Last Airbender.
Lauren Montgomery is currently set to direct the first of these films Avatarbut no title is yet known.
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The co-creators ofAvatar – Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko – will serve as producers alongside Eric Coleman, and the film will be produced by Avatar Studios.
“As original creators Mike and Bryan expand the Avatar universe with us, we’re keeping it all in the family with Lauren, who will bring the same kind of expert and beautiful work she did on the original series.“said Ramsey Naito, president of animation at Paramount and Nickelodeon Animation.
Recall that the original animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender ran for three seasons on Nickelodeon from February 2005 to July 2008.