Netflix Announces Release Date for ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Teaser as Part of Its Geeked Week Line-Up

Published 11/08/2023, 11:04 AM EST

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Riding fresh off the waves of success thanks to One Piece, Netflix is leaving no stone unturned to stay afloat. Green-lighting a slew of projects under its banner, the streaming giant is making sure that it touches audiences in every nook and cranny of the world. At a time when several of its big-ticket projects are reeling under delays thanks to relentless trikes, its reserve pool of fresh titles is coming in to save the day. The latest among them is Avatar: The Last Airbender.

The ongoing Geeked Week has seen the release of major news on many productions. Along its line, the streamer has one exciting update for its next big live-action.

Netflix to hook and tease fans with Avatar: The Last Airbender

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Months after its Tudum event, November 6-12th is playing host for Netflix’s Geeked Week. The banner has already released tons of exciting updates for many in-house franchises, including The Witcher. In its freshest of reveals, the streamer announced that a teaser trailer for Avatar: The Last Airbender live-action will drop on the 9th of November, 2023. Meanwhile, the show itself has a 2024 release schedule along with several new and returning titles.

The live-action is based on the Emmy-winning three-season run of the animation of the same name. With an eye on East-Asian culture and its theme of ‘bending’ four major elements, the show looks to repeat the success story of One Piece. Moreover, it also looks to install itself among people with disabilities as well as stand resonantly relevant to its theme of gender equality. The eight-episode series, created by Albert Kim, is directed by at least four directors.

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On the other side of the spectrum, Netflix is leaving nothing to chance. A breeze of updates has come in swooping for fans this week.

Henry Cavill and Millie Bobby Brown find prominence in Geeked Week

Months after Henry Cavill exited his fan-favorite role as Geralt in The Witcher, he is returning to Netflix in more ways than one. Firstly, the actor stands confirmed to star alongside Stranger Things actress, Millie Bobby Brown, in Enola Holmes 3. The third installment to the spy universe will pick off right where the previous one left. Exploring the tales of Sherlock Holmes’ sister, Enola, the show will further its plot full of sleuthing masterclass and women empowerment.

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On the unconfirmed side, Cavill may or may not turn to his The Witcher franchise. Another Geeked event may soon reveal the outcome of that possibility with the mention of Geralt’s voice actor for an anime spin-off. The Witcher: Sirens of the Deep will explore an abandoned storyline from the show’s first season. Additionally, it shall also serve fans with some content during this dry run period.

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What are your expectations of Avatar: The Last Airbender? Let us know in the comments below.

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Imteshal Karim

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Imteshal Karim is a Hollywood News reporter at NetflixJunkie. With a penchant for writing in multiple forms, he is a published writer with his works published in anthologies. A star at his college’s writing competitions, he loves telling a good story and hopes to tell impactful ones about the unexplored side of the Entertainment industry.

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