As Avatar: The Last Airbender The live-action adaptation is gearing up for release on Netflix, actress Amber Midthunder talks about her role as Princess Yue. The 25-year-old actress was recently spotted in the Predator prequel Prey. The Hulu film elevated her career as she and the film received acclaim from both critics and audiences. After her fearless role as Naru battling a humanoid alien, fans are very excited about her role as Princess Yue.
Even after delivering a splendid performance as Naru, Amber Midthunder fell victim to online hate. While a large portion of the audience loved the film, another group complained about a girl who opposed an alien. But the actress didn’t let them win and addressed the negativity as “just noise”. Now she’s gearing up to shut everyone’s mouths once again with the long-awaited Netflix series.
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Amber Midthunder on her role in the next Netflix series
Following M. Night Shyamalan’s disastrous adaptation of the anime series, Aang and his world will once again be recreated by Netflix. While Gordon Cormier is roped in for the role of the protagonist Air Nomad, Amber Midthunder is also cast as the Princess of the Northern Water Tribe.
In a report by The Hollywood Reporter, the banshee the actress who wants to join the MCU has opened up about her role. She revealed that she was so obsessed with the Nickelodeon animated series as a child that she also considered herself a waterbender.
“I loved it, I watched it, I was obsessed with it. I thought I was a waterbender.
It will be exciting to see if the live-action series stays true to the animated series. Also, the anime series did not show Yue in action, so fans should know if the OTT platform decides to give him action parts like his former role in Prey.
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What do we know about the latest series Avatar: The Last Airbender?
Filmed using the same technology used in Disney+ mandalorian, the next Netflix series used Stagecraft. Details and first looks at the characters and story of the series have yet to be released, even after the series was first announced sometime around 2018.
Avatar: The Last Airbender focuses on the story of Aang, an air nomad who was frozen for a hundred years. After being discovered, Aang sets out on a journey against the Fire Nation who dream of one day taking over the world. To defeat them, Aang must be a legend in all four elements. Although it is hoped that Netflix will follow the same story path, some changes can be expected as creative freedoms.
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The series would also film its second and third seasons simultaneously to avoid issues related to the age of the cast. Besides Amber Midthunder and Gordon Cormier, the series also stars Kiawentiio, Ian Ousley, Dallas Liu and Paul Sun-Hyung Lee.
Avatar: The Last Airbender does not yet have a release date but the anime series can be streamed on Netflix.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter