The Last Airbender Star Noah Ringer Joins Students From the American Taekwondo Association for an Exclusive Live Event as The Last Airbender Is Released on DVD
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Downloadable video highlights from the event available at: www.MNRwire.com/lastairbender. The Last Airbender actor Noah Ringer, who stars as Aang, the lone Avatar, teamed up with the American Taekwondo Association (ATA) and Paramount Home Entertainment to participate in a live streaming video event on Tuesday, November 16th.
Originating in Los Angeles, Noah was joined by distinguished event moderators Taekwon Lee and Mike Chat and connected via Ustream with ATA schools nationwide, sharing his experiences on the film as well as demoing his martial arts skills live. Two years after he began studying Taekwondo at the age of 10, Noah Ringer earned his first-degree black belt, and utilized his martial arts experience to land the lead role in the live-action family adventure The Last Airbender, now on DVD. Ringer, now turning 14, is a 2nd degree black belt and holds the 2009-2010 title of Texas State Champion in his age group in five different categories.
Ustream enabled ATA schools in major cities to link up with Noah directly to ask questions and fans log-on to watch the event at http://www.ustream.tv/lastairbender.
Avatar: The Last Airbender, the exciting live-action film tells the story of four nations, Air, Water, Earth and Fire, locked in an age-old conflict that can only be ended by the Avatar–a single boy with the power to manipulate all four elements. Earning more than $315 million at the global box office to become one of the top 10 family films of the year worldwide.
The Last Airbender DVD/Blu-ray Combo pack, available November 16th boasts over two hours of in-depth, behind-the-scenes special features including a nine-part documentary on the making of the film, a featurette entitled “Origins of the Avatar”, which documents the creative transformation of the hit animated series to the big screen, picture-in-picture insights from the cast and crew and visual effects sequences, deleted scenes, outtakes and more. The film also will be available as a single disc DVD or single disc Blu-ray.
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