‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’: A Martinez Reportedly Cast As Master Pakku
As filming on Netflix’s live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender series wraps, new casting information has surfaced. According to Avatar News, A Martinez has been tapped to play Master Pakku.
Martinez has recently appeared in Micheal Bay’s Ambulance and Netflix’s live-action adaptation of Cowboy Bebop. He is also known for his roles in shows such as L.A. Law and Longmire and the film Powwow Highway. Avatar News reports that Martinez recently wrapped filming this month despite his role in the series only now being revealed.
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Albert Kim serves as showrunner and will executive produce as well as write for the series. Dan Lin and Lindsey Liberatore will also executive produce, along with Michael Goi. Goi, Roseanne Liang, Jabbar Raisani, and Jet Wilkinson are set to serve as directors on the show. Original creators DiMartino and Konietzko were once a part of production but have since parted ways with the project over creative differences.
The series features Dallas Liu, Gordon Cormier, Kiawentiio, and Ian Ousley, who will play Zuko, Aang, Katara, and Sokka, respectively. In addition, Daniel Dae Kim has been tapped to play Fire Lord Ozai alongside Paul Sun-Hyung Lee as Uncle Iroh.
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