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Dev Patel Joins Cast of The Last Airbender February 2, 2009 6:03 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Casting, Movies, News, The Last Airbender.
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devpatel-020209Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel has joined the cast of M. Night Shyamalan’s The Last Airbender. Patel joins Noah Ringer, Nicola Peltz, Jackson Rathbone and Jessica Jade Andres on the Paramount Pictures/Nickelodeon Films live-action film based on a Nick TV series.  According to Variety, Patel will play Zuko, a member of the Fire Nation.

The film begins shooting mid-March in Greenland and will hit theaters on July 2, 2010.

James Newtown Howard to Score The Last Airbender December 26, 2008 2:09 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Casting, Movies, Music, News, The Last Airbender.
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jamesnewtownhoward-122608Seven-time Academy Award-nominated composer, James Newton Howard has been signed on to compose the score to M. Night Shymalan’s The Last Airbender.

The Last Airbender hits theaters on July 2, 2010.

Source: /Film

Shyamalan’s Cast for The Last Airbender December 11, 2008 2:05 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Casting, Movies, News, The Last Airbender.
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lastairbender-121108Entertainment Weekly is reporting that M. Night Shyamalan has found his cast for The Last Airbender, his live-action adaptation of the popular Nickelodeon series:

After an open casting call in Texas, Shyamalan discovered karate star Noah Ringer and offered him the part of Airbender’s 12-year old hero, Aang, an Avatar with superpowers who must stop the Fire Nation from destroying the world. Twilight’s Jackson Rathbone has been asked to play Aang’s pal Sokka, while Nicola Peltz (Deck the Halls) will star as his sister Katara. Genial singer Jesse McCartney, meanwhile, is negotiating to play against type in the role of the Fire Nation’s evil prince Zuko.

The Last Airbender hits theaters on July 2, 2010.