Avatar: The Last Airbender (Netflix)

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Potential cast for Netflix's reboot of Avatar: The Last Airbender; with Asian and Indigenous actors.

1. Albert Tsai

Actor | Dr. Ken

Albert Tsai is an American actor, known for ABC comedy Dr. Ken (2015), Trophy Wife (2013), and Disney Channel sitcom "Coop and Cami Ask the World" (2018). He started his professional career at the age of 9. He won rave reviews and multiple awards recognition for his breakout role as Bert on ABC ...

Aang

2. Bailey May

Actor | Maalaala mo kaya

Bailey May is an actor, known for Maalaala mo kaya (1991), On the Wings of Love (2015) and Now United Feat. Badshah: How We Do It (2018).

Sokka

3. Saniya Iyappan

Actress | Queen

Saniya Iyappan is an actress, known for Queen (2018), 18am Padi (2019) and Lucifer (2019).

Katara

4. Tatsuomi Hamada

Actor | Ultraman Jîdo

Tatsuomi Hamada was born on August 27, 2000 in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. He is an actor, known for Ultraman Geed (2017), Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger vs. Space Sheriff Gavan: The Movie (2012) and Ryômaden (2010).

Zuko

5. Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Actor | Mortal Kombat

Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa got his first big break as an actor when he was cast in Bernardo Bertolucci's The Last Emperor (1987). A US Army brat, he was born in Tokyo and lived in various cities while growing up. His father was in the army, stationed at Ft. Bragg (NC), Ft. Polk (LA) and Ft. Hood (TX). His...

Iroh

6. Anthony Brandon Wong

Actor | The Matrix Revolutions

Anthony Brandon Wong is an award-winning actor who has played a wide range of roles in numerous films and more than 40 hit television programs in the US, Canada, Asia, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Africa. He has also played lead and major roles in over thirty stage productions, mostly in ...

Fire Lord Ozai

7. Cary Joji Fukunaga

Producer | Beasts of No Nation

Cary Joji Fukunaga was born on July 10, 1977 in Oakland, California, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Beasts of No Nation (2015), Sin Nombre (2009) and It (2017).

Admiral Zhao

8. Hwan-hee Kim

Actress | Gok-seong

Hwan-hee Kim was born on August 25, 2002 in South Korea. She is an actress, known for The Wailing (2016), You Are the Best! (2013) and Born to Sing: National Singing Contest - Jeonguk Norae Jarang (2013).

Azula

9. Aubrey Anderson-Emmons

Actress | Modern Family

Aubrey Anderson-Emmons was born in Santa Monica, California, USA. She is an actress, best known for Modern Family (2009) in which she plays the adopted daughter of Mitchell Pritchett and Cameron Tucker. She also had a role Distance (2014): The story of a man about to embark on a journey of ...

Toph Beifong

10. Alexa Ilacad

Actress | Maalaala mo kaya

Alexa Ilacad was born as Alexandra Mae Madarang Ilacad. She is an actress, known for Maalaala mo kaya (1991), Nasaan ka, Elisa? (2011) and The Good Son (2017).

Yue

11. Nathaniel Arcand

Actor | Pathfinder

2019 Nathaniel featured in the CBS Television show FBI: Americas Most Wanted as Clinton Skye. Nathaniel is a highly respected actor. He got his start, starring in a few smaller roles for local independent filmmakers, Nathaniel's big break came when he auditioned for the role of William MacNeil in ...

Hakoda

12. Parminder Nagra

Actress | Bend It Like Beckham

Parminder Nagra was born on October 5, 1975 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England as Parminder Kaur Nagra. She is an actress, known for Bend It Like Beckham (2002), ER (1994) and The Blacklist (2013). She was previously married to James Stenson.

Kya

13. Tantoo Cardinal

Actress | Wind River

Actress Tantoo Cardinal, a Member of the Order of Canada, one of the country's highest civilian honors. The Order of Canada recognizes Cardinal for her contributions to the growth and development of Aboriginal performing arts in Canada.

Arguably the most widely recognized Native Actress of her ...

Gran Gran

14. Keone Young

Actor | Men in Black 3

Keone Young was born on September 6, 1947 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Keone Joseph Young. He is an actor, known for Men in Black 3 (2012), Crank (2006) and Crank: High Voltage (2009).

Monk Gyatso

15. Lorne Cardinal

Actor | Corner Gas

Well known for his role as Sergeant Davis Quinton on 6 seasons of International Emmy-nominated comedy Corner Gas (2004), Lorne Cardinal has acquired close to 100 professional Film & TV credits including feature films Never Steady, Never Still (2017), Gods Acre (2016) and FX's Fargo (2014).

...

Pakku

16. Madison Hu

Actress | Bizaardvark

Madison Hu stars as Frankie on the popular Disney show Bizaardvark (2016). She is also known for her recurring guest star role as Marci on Disney Channel's Best Friends Whenever (2015). Born in Longview, Texas, Madison moved to California and began her acting career at age 7 when she landed her ...

Suki

17. Michaela Zee

Actress | Ralph Breaks the Internet

Michaela Zee is an actress, known for Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018), Phineas and Ferb (2007) and Sofia the First (2013).

Mai

18. Nina Lu

Actress | Bunk'd

Nina Lu was born on September 18, 2003 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Bunk'd (2015), Disney Monstober (2011) and Baby Doll Records (2018).

Ty Lee

19. Pik Sen Lim

Actress | Mind Your Language

Pik-Sen Lim was born to Chinese parents in Penang, Malaysia. She came to London at the age of sixteen to learn drama. Her big break came in 1964 when she appeared in the long-running hospital drama series Emergency-Ward 10 (1957) where she was cast as the first Chinese nurse on British television. ...

Li

20. Lisa Lu

Actress | 2012

Lisa Lu is a Chinese-American actress, born in Beijing. She started her career as a teenager, performing in Kunqu theatrical productions, a traditional style of Chinese opera.

The Chinese Civil War (1927-1949) ended with a Communist victory. While the new regime financially subsidized China's ...

Lo

21. Lei Wu

Actor | Lang ya bang

Lei Wu was born on December 26, 1999 in Shanghai, China. He is an actor, known for Nirvana in Fire (2015), Whirlwind Girl 2 (2016) and S.M.A.R.T. Chase (2017).

Jet

22. Ian Chen

Actor | Shazam!

Ian Chen was born on September 7, 2006 in Los Angeles. At age 5, Ian booked his first national commercial and has since then, steadily worked in commercials, print, and television shows. In March 2014, he landed his big break when he booked the comedic role of Evan Huang in ABC's "Fresh Off the ...

The Duke

23. Mana Ashida

Actress | Pacific Rim

When three-years old Nishinomiya (known for its baseball affinity and stadium), Hyogo Prefecture-born Mana's mother thought her becoming an actress would be fun and guided her into the vocation. That was 2007. Her first role came about in 2009. She was in the serial Mother on Nippon Television ...

Smellerbee

24. Zaijian Jaranilla

Actor | Hamog

Zaijian Jaranilla was born as Zaijian Godsick Jaranilla. He is an actor, known for Hamog (2015), Pak! Pak! My Dr. Kwak! (2011) and Noah (2010).

Lonsghot

25. Louise Abuel

Actor | Maalaala mo kaya

Louise Abuel is an actor, known for Maalaala mo kaya (1991), 100 Days to Heaven (2011) and Princess and I (2012).

Pipsqueak

26. Shabana Azmi

Actress | Fire

One of the leading lights of the now-largely-defunct Indian New Wave, Shabana Azmi (alongside the late Smita Patil) was one of the main female actors who dominated the films of the so-called "Parallel Cinema" in India in the 1970s and 1980s. Born to noted Urdu progressive poet and lyricist Kaifi ...

Hama

27. Anupam Kher

Actor | Silver Linings Playbook

Anupam Kher was born on March 7, 1955 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. He is an actor and producer, known for Silver Linings Playbook (2012), M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016) and The Big Sick (2017).

Guru Pathik

28. George Takei

Actor | Star Trek

Although primarily known for playing Hikaru Sulu in the television series Star Trek (1966) and the first six features, George Takei has had a varied career acting in television, feature films, live theater and radio. He also is a successful writer and community activist.

George Takei was born Hosato...

Earth King Bumi

29. Desmond Nakano

Writer | American Pastime

Desmond Nakano was born in 1953. He is a writer and director, known for American Pastime (2007), Heartbreak Ridge (1986) and White Man's Burden (1995).

Fire Lord Sozin

30. Giulio Taccon

Actor | Li Xiao Long chuan qi

Giulio Taccon is an actor, known for The Legend of Bruce Lee (2008).

Haru

31. Donnie Yen

Actor | Yip Man

Donnie Yen was born in Guangzhou, China. His mother, Bow-sim Mark, was a kung fu master and his father, Kylster Yen, a newspaper editor and amateur musician. When Donnie was just two years old, the family moved to Hong Kong and then, when he was 11, to Boston, Massachusetts.

There, Master Bow-sim ...

Tyro

32. Brian Tee

Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Brian Tee can be seen as a series regular on the hit NBC television drama "Chicago Med," produced by Dick Wolf. Tee plays "Dr. Ethan Choi," the sexy doctor on rotation who found his calling in medicine while serving in the Navy. He is a tireless yet impulsive doctor who suffers from his own trauma ...

The Mechanist

33. Forrest Wheeler

Actor | Fresh Off the Boat

Forrest Wheeler knows that if you want to live the dream, it takes commitment and hard work. Forrest has always strived for excellence in his many ventures and activities: Acting, IMPROV, Xtreme Martial Arts, Action Stunts, Hip Hop and Tennis to name a few.

Forrest's first acting class was at the ...

Teo

34. Paul Sun-Hyung Lee

Actor | Kim's Convenience

Paul Sun-Hyung Lee is an actor, known for Kim's Convenience (2016), Shoot the Messenger (2016) and Almost Heroes (2011). He is married to Anna. They have two children.

Avatar Roku

35. Adam Beach

Actor | Windtalkers

Adam Beach was born in Ashern, Manitoba, the son of Sally and Dennis Beach, and was raised on the Dog Creek First Nations Reserve, with his two brothers. A troubled childhood saw his mother killed by a drunk driver, and his alcoholic father drowned only weeks afterward. The three brothers went to ...

Avatar Kuruk

36. Bingbing Fan

Actress | X-Men: Days of Future Past

Bingbing Fan was born 16 September 1981. She is a Chinese actress, television producer and pop singer.

Fan rose to fame in Asia in 1998-1999 with the mega-hit TV series My Fair Princess. In 2003, she starred in Cell Phone, which became the highest-grossing Chinese film of the year, winning a Hundred...

Avatar Yangchen

37. Rinko Kikuchi

Actress | Babel

Rinko was born Kikuchi Yuriko in Hadano just south of Tokyo. The town is known mainly for its green tea and public baths. She is the youngest of three siblings. After being scouted on the street, she began modeling in her hometown and subsequently began acting under her birth name before switching ...

Avatar Kyoshi

38. Cung Le

Actor | Pandorum

Cung Le made his first appearance on the professional M.M.A. stage in 2006, and shortly after won the Strikeforce Middleweight Championship in 2008, setting high standards through his powerful kicks, skillful strikes, and well-timed take-downs. This U.S.-Viet Namese champion, actor, producer and ...

Bato

39. Alec Mapa

Actor | You Don't Mess with the Zohan

Alec Mapa got his professional break when he was cast to understudy, and then replace B. D. Wong in the Broadway production of M. Butterfly. Mapa later played the role on the national tour. Mapa would return to Broadway in an adaptation of L'Hôtel du libre échange by Georges Feydeau and Maurice ...

Koh the Face Stealer

40. Dalip Singh

Actor | Get Smart

Dalip Singh was born on August 27, 1972 in Dhirana, Himachal Pradesh, India as Dalip Singh Rana. He is an actor, known for Get Smart (2008), The Longest Yard (2005) and MacGruber (2010). He has been married to Harminder Kaur since February 27, 2002.

Combustion Man

41. Dave Bautista

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

David Michael Bautista, Jr. was born on January 18, 1969 in Washington, D.C., to Donna Raye (Mullins) and David Michael Bautista, a hairdresser. His father is Filipino, and his mother has Greek ancestry.

When WCW officials told him he'd never make it in sports entertainment, Bautista pushed himself ...

The Boulder



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