Posts Tagged ‘Dev Patel’

UNpopular opinion: The Last Airbender

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011 by Rohan |

A friend, Paul Gagne who writes for has written an interesting article under their ongoing column called ‘Unpopular Opinion’ which features different takes on films that either writer hated, but that the majority of film fans loved, or that the writer loved, but that most others loathed. The film in question is ‘The Last… continue reading »

Shyamalan embraces inner kid

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 by Rohan |

M.Night Shyamalan is known for spine-chilling thrillers with ghoulish final-frame twists like in The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable and The Village. But director M Night Shyamalan says he loved getting the chance to be a big kid again when making his latest film ‘extravaganza’ The Last Airbender. Based on a hit children’s TV series Avatar: The Last… continue reading »

Shobha De’s reponse to Dev Patel

Saturday, August 14th, 2010 by Rohan |

Who is Shobba De? – In the 1980s, Shobba contributed to the Sunday magazine section of the Times of India, she used to explore the socialite life in Mumbai lifestyles of the celebrities. At present, she is a freelance writer and columnist for several newspapers, magazines and just recently she tweeted to Dev Patel and… continue reading »

OPENING in UK cinemas this Friday, August 13, is M. Night Shyamalan’s new fantasy film The Last Airbender. The filmmaker has revealed he already has two further instalments in mind in what’s envisaged as a potential franchise. The movie is based on the children’s animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender, with the Avatar part dropped… continue reading »

Dev Patel had injuries on Airbender set

Monday, August 9th, 2010 by Rohan |

Dev Patel‘s fight scenes in new movie The Last Airbender were so realistic he was left covered in bruises after each day of filming. The Slumdog Millionaire star plays a martial arts expert in the action film, and underwent hours of gruelling rehearsals to make the fighting as lifelike as possible. The shoot left Patel… continue reading »

Dev Patel defends ‘bender’ phrasing

Monday, August 2nd, 2010 by Rohan |

Dev Patel has defended the use of the term “bender” in The Last Airbender. The film, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, is about a boy who can control the four elements – earth, wind, fire and water. In the movie, the boy is referred to as a “bender” and in one scene, his aunt says:… continue reading »

The Last Airbender Interviews – M. Night Shyamalan, Nicola Peltz, Jackson Rathbone and Dev Patel talk about bringing the cartoon to the big screen with Reelz Channel.

Dev Patel talks Last Airbender role, Prince Zuko

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 by Paul Martin |

HitFix interviewed Dev Patel about The Last Airbender and he spoke very frankly about filming, including what it was like to be cast only a month before the start of shooting the film.

“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 »

Last Airbender Poster featuring All Four Elements Bending

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009 by Paul Martin |

Wow, I can’t wait to see this split up into four separate images of bending! The upper left quadrant features Aang, airbending.  The upper right quadrant features Zuko firebending.  The lower left quadrant features Katara waterbending, and Sokka standing beside her.  And the lower right quadrant features a mystery earthbender, who is potentially Bumi! See… continue reading »