Posts Tagged ‘Nickelodeon’

A guide to the world of The Last Airbender

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010 by Rohan |

The folks at Coventry Telegraph just published an lengthy guide to M.Night Shyamlan’s THE LAST AIRBENDER – adapted from the Nickelodeon animated series – four nations represent the elements of air, water, earth and fire. The Fire Nation launches a brutal war against the others and a century passes with no end in sight to… 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 »

Night makes appearance at Nickelodeon’s Upfront

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 by Paul Martin |

M. Night Shyamalan made an appearance at Nickelodeon’s Upfront in New York.  There is no word on if he showed any new footage from his Avatar: The Last Airbender adaptation that is coming this summer.  At the event, Nickelodeon presented their new and returning properties to exhibitors and different media. Nickelodeon got its Thursday-morning upfront… continue reading »

The Last Airbender Manga from Del Rey and Nickelodeon

Thursday, July 30th, 2009 by Paul Martin |

Del Rey Manga, an imprint of Ballantine Books at the Random House Publishing Group and Nickelodeon/Viacom Consumer Products (NVCP) announced at Comic-Con International in San Diego, four new manga style releases – an artistic and storytelling stylized comic book  set in black and white. Based on Nickelodeon’s international hit animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender… continue reading »

Last Airbender Casting Call: Flushing, New York

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009 by Paul Martin |

In detail, they are looking for individuals of Cambodian, Mongolian,Chinese, Korean and Thai Descent … MARTIAL ARTS EXPERIENCE IS A PLUS!!! Anyone cast in New York will be traveled to Philadelphia, given housing and per diem as well as paid for their work. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone to work with an amazing… continue reading »

The Last Airbender Casting Website Launches

Monday, August 4th, 2008 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

Paramount Pictures and Nick Movies have launched, an official site dedicated to finding the cast for the live-action motion picture The Last Airbender.

Shyamalan talks The Last Airbender at Licensing International Expo

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

Nickelodeon kicked off the Licensing International Expo 2008 today at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City with star power, including a presentation by special guest M. Night Shyamalan and Nickelodeon Movies’ and Paramount Pictures’ executives, where attendees got a preview of Shyamalan’s July 2, 2010, theatrical film in the making, The… continue reading »

Kennedy and Marshall re-team with Shyamalan for The Last Airbender

Thursday, April 17th, 2008 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall, who worked with Shyamalan on his blockbusters The Sixth Sense and Signs, will join M. Night Shyamalan, Sam Mercer and Scott Aversano as producers for The Last Airbender. Kennedy and Marshall have had successful careers as producers, having produced blockbusters like the Indiana Jones and Jurassic Park film franchises. Also… continue reading »

Nickelodeon pins hopes on ‘Avatar’

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

People who want an early read on what could emerge as the next big entertainment business trend should keep an eye on what their kids do Friday night at 8:30 ET. Viacom’s betting that millions will check out the third-season premiere of Nickelodeon’s quirky, anime-influenced series Avatar: The Last Airbender. It’s the first fantasy action… continue reading »

Avatar Creators Praise Night

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

The creators of Nickelodeon’s animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender told SCI FI Wire that they are thrilled that The Sixth Sense director M. Night Shyamalan will adapt their series into a live-action feature film.