Posts Tagged ‘Aasif Mandvi’

“I’m sure he’s pulling his hair out somewhere in an edit room, but that’s the process,” laughed Aasif Mandvi, who plays Zhao, a nefarious member of the Fire nation and the rival to Dev Patel’s Prince Zuko. “There’s a lot of martial arts, there’s a lot of really cool special effects and CGI and action,”… continue reading »

‘Airbender’ memories: The Cast Enjoys Philadelphia

Sunday, July 5th, 2009 by Paul Martin |

Thursday was wrap day for The Last Airbender, the M. Night Shyamalan action flick that spent the last three months in Philadelphia. Herewith, high points of Philly, from six actors: Young Noah Ringer, who stars as Aang, dug the food at Pietro’s Coal Oven Pizza, took in the Liberty Bell and Franklin Institute, and enjoyed… continue reading »

Zhao, Iroh and Ozai have been cast! and more…

Thursday, March 12th, 2009 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

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. Mandvi (far left) will play the role of Commander Zhao, the ambitious and hot-tempered Fire Nation commander. Toub (middle left), from Iron Man and Crash fame, was cast as Uncle Iroh,… continue reading »