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2009-03-13 10:00:39

Aasif Mandvi, Shaun Toub and Cliff Curtis have joined the cast of M. Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender, Hollywood's Paramount Pictures said. They join a cast headed by Noah Ringer, who plays the title role; Nicola Peltz, who plays the Waterbender Katara; Jackson Rathbone, in the role of Katara's brother Sokka; and Dev Patel, who plays Prince Zuko, prince of the Fire Nation. Mandvi, a regular correspondent on The Daily Show, is set to play the role of Commander Zhao, an ambitious and...

2009-03-12 17:52:00

Trio joins Shyamalan's Live-Action Epic HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Aasif Mandvi, Shaun Toub and Cliff Curtis have joined the cast of M. Night Shyamalan's THE LAST AIRBENDER for Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies. Shyamalan, Sam Mercer and Frank Marshall are producing with principal photography to begin mid-March 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19991206/PARLOGO) They join a cast headed by Noah Ringer, who plays the title role, Nicola Peltz, who...

2009-02-02 13:00:15

Hollywood filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan has cast Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel in his upcoming, live-action movie, The Last Airbender, Variety.com said. The film, which is based on an animated Nickelodeon television series, will co-star newcomer Noah Ringer, as well as Nicola Peltz, Jackson Rathbone and Jessica Jade Andres. Production is slated to begin in mid-March in Greenland, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said. The first picture in the planned three-movie Airbender...

2008-08-04 09:00:38

Here are some selected DVDs for kids that are currently -- or will soon be -- on store shelves: "Avatar: The Last Airbender: Book 3: Fire -- Volume 4" (Paramount Home Entertainment, not rated, $16.99) Join the gang as Aang confronts Firelord Ozai in these six episodes. Running time: 148 minutes. "Back at the Barnyard: When No One's Looking" (Paramount Home Entertainment, Rated G, $16.99) Enjoy eight episodes full of excitement and adventure. Special features. Running time: 89 minutes. (Aug....

2008-07-25 12:00:55

NEW YORK, July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh off of its highest-rated performance ever on TV, Nickelodeon will treat Avatar: The Last Airbender fans to a unique experience this September with a brand-new, multiplayer global online game. In the game, Avatar: Legends of the Arena, which will serve as a prequel story to the series, players can create their own Avatar character and test their skills against players from around the globe in several 3D online arenas. Each game level will introduce...

2008-07-21 03:00:29

By William Bender, Philadelphia Daily News Jul. 21--GROUNDBREAKING on an $85 million Hollywood-style movie-production studio in Delaware County won't begin for at least a couple months, but one director already wants to shoot his next film there: M. Night Shyamalan. The studio's developers -- Philadelphia real-estate attorney Jeffrey Rotwitt and Santa Monica, Calif.-based Pacifica Ventures -- say they could be only days away from securing crucial tax breaks. Their Sun Center Studios...

2008-07-19 03:00:25

By Elizabeth Fox, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 19--Entertainment for kids isn't always just for kids: Ask any adult who's seen a movie from Pixar or Jim Henson. Avatar: The Last Airbender, the Nickelodeon cartoon whose third season comes to an end tonight, is one part basic kids' cartoon and one part martial-arts extravaganza. The two-hour finale features an epic battle, lively humor, and philosophical questions that even adults will find themselves pondering. So compelling is...

2008-06-10 18:00:18

NEW YORK, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon kicked off Licensing International Expo 2008 today at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center with star power, including a presentation by special guest M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, Signs, The Happening) and Nickelodeon Movies' and Paramount Pictures' executives, where attendees got a preview of Shyamalan's July 2, 2010, theatrical film in the making, The Last Airbender. Also at Licensing Show, iCarly star Miranda Cosgrove was on-hand to...

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