Director Michael Goi Exited A Previous Project For Netflix’s ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Because What It Could Mean For Asian Representation (EXCLUSIVE)

We at Knight Edge Media recently attended a virtual Q&A with director Michael Goi hosted by The Greater Los Angeles JACL. During the hour-long virtual presentation, the director recounted wanting to be a filmmaker at a young age and growing up in the city of Chicago in a Japanese-American household. The director eventually moved to […]

Netflix Announces George Takei, Hiro Kanagawa and Randall Duk Kim to ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Cast

Today, Netflix officially announced over 20 actors that have joined the cast of their upcoming live-action series Avatar: The Last Airbender. Our friends over at Avatar News, and we at Knight Edge Media already revealed many of them earlier this year. The previously revealed cast includes Water Tribe members Amber Midthunder (Prey) as Princess Yue,  […]

Newcomer Sebastian Amoruso Cast as Anti-Hero Jet in Netflix’s ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Today, we at Knight Edge Media can exclusively announce that newcomer actor Sebastian Amoruso was cast as Jet earlier this year during production on Netflix’s Avatar: The Last Airbender live-action series. The actor doesn’t have many acting credits but did star as Johnny in last year’s I Know What You Did Last Summer reboot series for […]

François Chau & Ryan Mah Join Netflix’s ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ as Fire Nation Members

Recently, over at Avatar News (and confirmed by us at Knight Edge Media), some more minor castings have been announced for members of the Fire Nation. According to their report, François Chau and Ryan Mah have joined the cast as the Great Fire Nation Sage and Lieutenant Dang, another soldier upon Prince Zuko’s ship. François […]

Thalia Tran Cast as Mai in Netflix’s ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’

Today, Avatar News announced that actress Thalia Tran had been cast as the non-bending knife-throwing assassin Mai in Netflix’s Avatar: The Last Airbender. Many fans noticed the actress was followed and followed back by cast members of the series during production, including director Michael Goi and executive producer Ryan Halprin. In April, Werner/Dale Management also […]

‘Pocahontas’ Voice Actress Irene Bedard Joins ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ on Netflix

Today, Avatar News revealed that actress Irene Bedard joined the cast of Netflix’s Avatar: The Last Airbender. She is best known for voicing Pocahontas in the classic 1995 animated film by Disney. Though she has also appeared recently in both Westworld, The Mist and Ralph Breaks the Internet. She is of Iñupiat and French Canadian/Cree […]