The projects are already under development!
The story of Avatar: The Legend of Aang has conquered a generation, presenting an epic and thrilling adventure full of captivating characters. Continuing this journey, we saw a new generation of heroes in Avatar: The Legend of Korra, which showed the future of the nation and a new Avatar. But it looks like we haven’t seen the end of this universe. According to Deadline, a new franchise series and animated film are in development.
According to the website, Paramount announced the creation of Avatar Studios, a studio dedicated exclusively to the development of new projects in the franchise. With the aim of launching new animated series and exploring the rich mythology of this universe, the studio is led by Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, the creators of the original story, reporting directly to Ramsey Naito, the president of Nickelodeon Animation. .
Along with news of the franchise’s return, it was revealed that an animated film is already in development, with production set to begin later this year.
Brian Robbins, chair of ViacomCBS’s Children and Family Department, spoke about the news:
“Avatar: The Legend of Aang and Korra have grown in popularity over the past 10 years since their original shows on Nickelodeon, and Ramsey Naito and I are incredibly excited to be working with the brilliant talents of Mike and Bryan, creating a dedicated studio. to their development. characters and world in new content and formats for all fans around the world. Storytelling led by their creators and characters has always been Nickelodeon’s main hallmarks, and Avatar Studios is a way to give Mike and Bryan the resources and space to allow them to imagine even more and immerse us in it. action and the mythology of Avatar, as we simultaneously develop. this world and a world of content available on Paramount + and Nickelodeon. ”
Avatar Studios will produce content for Paramount + and Nickelodeon, as well as other platforms interested in the projects. Going to the cinema is also in the planning of the company.
It’s important to remember that this doesn’t negate the live-action series currently in development by Netflix, which Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko were a part of until they left the project due to creative differences with the streaming platform.
Details on the new animations and the animated film from Avatar Studios have yet to be released.
What will we see in the new productions? Will we finally have Avatar Kyoshi gain in importance? I’m just waiting to know.