Netflix’s Avatar: The Final Airbender showrunner felt “intimidated” when the unique creators left

Maybe unsurprisingly, the showrunner of Netflix’s dwell motion tackle Avatar: The Final Airbender felt a bit wired when the unique present’s creators left.

When it was first introduced that Netflix could be making a dwell motion adaptation of Avatar: The Final Airbender, the creators of the animated present, Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino have been each hooked up. However a few years on, they each left the challenge resulting from artistic variations. Now, talking to Leisure Weekly, showrunner Albert Kim has spoken about the way it felt to proceed operating the present regardless of the unique creators not being concerned.

“You’d should be an fool to not be intimidated a little bit bit,” Kim stated. “My first response after ‘Hell yeah!’ was ‘Holy s–t! Do I actually need to do that? Is there a manner to enhance upon the unique?’ Everytime you sort out one thing that is already beloved by thousands and thousands of followers, it’s important to ask your self these questions.” It is an comprehensible response given how beloved the animated present is to so many individuals, although Kim clearly caught with it.

It isn’t such as you will not really feel any of Konietzko or DiMartino’s work within the present, although, as Kim did converse with them about varied smaller particulars to get a great understanding of greatest inform the story. “It ran the vary of actually nerdy little issues that nobody aside from diehard followers would possibly surprise about – questions on Katara’s mother or Aang’s parentage – to greater image stuff about translate what made the unique so particular right into a live-action model.” Although he did additionally need to make it clear that “That is Avatar: The Final Airbender, however it’s our [sic] model of Avatar: The Final Airbender.”

The dwell motion tackle Avatar is ready to drop February 22 subsequent yr, so simply a few months away, out there solely on Netflix.

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