Filipino-Canadian actor Gordon Cormier has been chosen to play the lead role of Aang in Netflix's live-action adaptation of the hit animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender.
Netflix announced on Thursday, August 12, that Gordon will play the lead alongside Kiawentiio as Katara, Dallas Liu as Zuko, and Ian Ousley as Sokka.
On his Instagram page, Gordon expressed his elation about becoming part of the series.
"Wow! I’m so honored to be casted as the legendary Aang in Netflix’s live action adaptation of Avatar: The Last Airbender! Yip yip!" he said.
He added, "It’s going to be a crazy ride! I want to thank [the] production for casting me! My 2 totally amazing agents for all their hard work @ally_ptmagent and @abbybluestone and everyone else that’s helped me along the way!"