21 May 2009
Slumdog Millionaire's Dev Patel Joins forces with M. Night Shyamalan for playing Zuko, a "firebender" who can manipulate flames in 2010 movie The Last Airbender. Dev Patel who already has a black belt in tae kwon do put up real fights with other co-stars such as Noah Ringer, a 12 year old martial artist with black belt in tae kwon do that landed the role of Aang after sending a homemade DVD of him practicing the sport.
The story follows the adventures of the successor to a long line of Avatars who must put aside his irresponsible ways and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Other casts are Cliff Curtis, Jackson Rathbone, and Shaun Toub.