That’s because the original creators are no for a longer time operating on that adaptation.
“Lots of of you have been inquiring me for updates about the Avatar reside-action Netflix series,” DiMartino wrote. “I can at last inform you that I am no more time involved with the challenge. In June of this 12 months, after two several years of development perform, Bryan Konietzko and I built the tough decision to go away the creation.”
The critically acclaimed animated “Avatar: The Past Airbender” ran on Nickelodeon from February 2005 to July 2008.
DiMartino discussed that he and Konietzko signed on to the challenge in 2018 and were being employed as executive producers and showrunners.
“In a joint announcement for the collection, Netflix mentioned that it was committed to honoring our eyesight for this retelling and to supporting us on generating the series,” he wrote. “And we expressed how enthusiastic we were being for the possibility to be at the helm. However, issues did not go as we had hoped.
“Seem, matters transpire. Productions are difficult. Unforeseen activities occur,” he additional. “Designs have to transform. And when those people issues have transpired at other points throughout my job, I try to be like an Air Nomad and adapt.”
DiMartino did not disparage the production, even with no more time currently being associated.
“Netflix’s are living-action adaptation of Avatar has the opportunity to be superior,” he wrote. “It could switch out to be a demonstrate a lot of of you close up experiencing. But what I can be certain about is that no matter what version finishes up on-monitor, it will not be what Bryan and I experienced envisioned or intended to make.”
He also stated he will proceed to be included in the “Avatar” universe, interest in which has amped up supplied Netflix streaming the animated “The Final Airbender” and its sequel, “Legend of Korra.”
CNN has reached out to Netflix for remark.