Archive for December, 2009

“Enter the Dragon is like a religion to me.”

December 31, 2009

The latest issue of Empire Magazine featuring Matt Damon in Green Zone on the cover contains an in-depth article on The Last Airbender, as well as a few shot from the set. /Film posted the following shots from the article courtesy of Craig G via Last Airbender Fans seen below.

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Trailer Delayed

December 4, 2009

News from The Last Airbender producer Frank Marshall. Marshall posted on  Twitter yesterday stating :

Not enough ILM shots finished, so LAST AIRBENDER trailer will not debut until Feb…

While this news crushes our anticipation of the trailer as a delightful X-mas present, we must remember that February is not that far away and continue to have patience.

Smilebending At Last

December 4, 2009

Variety released an article today featuring Noah Ringer showing his Avatar smile for the first time. The article recounts M. Night Shyamalan’s past triumphs in casting child actors and provides more information about his crucial casting decision in choosing Noah to play the role of Aang.

Noah Ringer

Noah Ringer aka Aang

Touting a first-degree black belt and a proficiency with various Eastern weapons, Ringer not only bore an uncanny resemblance to Aang (complete with shaved head) but also impressed Shyamalan with his sincere gentleness — a characteristic the director felt was essential to play a monk who brings balance to a warring world.

You can read the rest of the article on Variety’s website.