Avatar boss moves to series competition on Disney+

Avatar boss moves to series competition on Disney

There’s a lot going on behind the scenes of Avatar: The Last Airbender. Originally, the two series creators of the popular animated series, Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, were hired as co-showrunners. But a rift soon arose and Albert Kim went to work as the new head author.

Now this constellation turns out to not last, because for season 2 of the fantasy series Responsibility for the scripts will be given again. After all, the successor has already been determined.

Avatar writing staff in turmoil: A new team is to oversee seasons 2 and 3 of the fantasy series

It’s actually nothing unusual for showrunners to say goodbye to projects due to creative differences or simply for scheduling reasons and it doesn’t always have to be that way Sign of problematic production be. Just ask what’s going on in the background of the sci-fi prequel series Dune: Prophecy, which hasn’t even been released or announced yet.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kim’s exit wasn’t at all dramatic because he only wanted to get the series on line for Season 1 after the original series team left. It’s just a little noticeable that he goes straight to the immediate afterwards Competition at Disney+ opens. In the future he will work as an executive producer on Percy Jackson: The Series.


Scene from Avatar

For the 2nd and 3rd seasons of Avatar, they’re leaving it in the family, so to speak tries again with a showrunner duo. So the important job went to Christine Boylan and Jabbar Raisani, who were already part of the producing staff and were even brought on board by Kim. Boylan previously worked on series such as Marvel’s The Punisher and Poker Face, while Raisani worked on the effects team on Game of Thrones and Stranger Things.

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What’s next for the fantasy adventure Avatar on Netflix?

While the showrunner situation remains fluid, the future of the Avatar live-action series already appears to be set in stone. It has been clear since March that there will be a second and third season for the cartoon adaptation. But nothing more, because that should conclude the format. (All important information about Avatar Season 2 can be found here)

However, patience is required, because after the first season only came out in January of this year, new episodes are expected not before 2026 to be expected.