The Last Airbender director M. Night Shyamalan brings his summer hit home just in time for the holidays. The live-action fantasy adventure, based on the hugely popular animated Nickelodeon series Avatar: The Last Airbender, will hit Blu-ray and DVD November 16th. We have an exclusive look at the special features on this upcoming release with a behind-the-scenes clip of M. Night Shyamalan describing the breaking down process on the movie. Click on the clip below to find out some very interesting facts about The Last Airbender:
Air, Water, Earth, Fire. Four nations tied by destiny when the Fire Nation launches a brutal war against the others. A century has passed with no hope in sight to change the path of this destruction. Caught between combat and courage, Aang (Noah Ringer) discovers he is the lone Avatar with the power to manipulate all four elements. Aang teams with Katara (Nicola Peltz), a Waterbender, and her brother, Sokka (Jackson Rathbone), to restore balance to their war-torn world.
- Origins of the Avatar
- Deleted Scenes
- Discovering The Last Airbender (nine-part documentary in HD) (Blu-ray only)
- Inspirations - Co-creators of the show and M. Night Shyamalan give insight into the inner journey the characters take (Blu-ray only)
- Spirituality - Explore the deeper spirituality that colors The Last Airbender (Blu-ray only)
- Heroes - Aang, Katara and Sokka journey together to save the world; behind-the-scenes piece provides a closer look at these characters and the actors (Blu-ray only)
- Greenland - With sub-zero shoots on glaciers and frozen rivers, travel with the filmmakers to Greenland to meet the locals and experience the magnificent landscapes captured for the powerful opening of the film (Blu-ray only)
- World - The sets, props, costumes and make-up that helped bring to life four unique nations in the film, each with a distinct look and style (Blu-ray only)
- Action - With the film's "bending" rooted in Martial Arts, uncover Shyamalan's process with Noah Ringer to create complex, heart-pounding action sequences (Blu-ray only)
- Effects - Closer look at the jaw-dropping cinematography and special effects that were created to blend seamlessly with ILM's computer generated imagery (Blu-ray only)
- Finale - The journey culminates in one breathtaking moment on the ice wall (Blu-ray only)
- Siege of the North (HD) - Get transported to the frozen realm of the Northern Water Tribe and the largest indoor film set ever built on the U.S. east coast (Blu-ray only)
- Origins of the Avatar (HD) - Birth of the mythology from the original co-creators of the animated show, Mike DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko. Concept art from the popular series provides further perspective into how the story would eventually reincarnate into an epic feature film (Blu-ray only)
- Katara for a Day (HD) - Spend a day on the set with Nicola Peltz (Blu-ray only)
- Deleted Scenes (HD) (Blu-ray only)
- Outtakes (HD) (Blu-ray only)
- Avatar Annotations (Picture-in-picture on select scenes) - Insights with cast and crew (Blu-ray only)
- Digital Copy (Blu-ray only)
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