Could The Last Airbender actually turn out to be decent?

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Could <i>The Last Airbender</i> actually turn out to be <i>decent</i>?

This has little to do with comics, beyond those issues of Nickelodeon Magazine, but I’m such a fan of the Avatar: The Last Airbender animated series that I couldn’t resist posting the first official teaser for M. Night Shyamalan’s live-action adaptation.

The movie has at least three things going against it: the difficulty inherent in making the leap from animation to live action; the casting, at least initially, of white actors in the four central roles; and Shyamalan’s spotty track record.

But I admit that this 1 minute and 41-second teaser looks, well, if not promising then … not awful. I never thought I’d say that.