Avatar: The Last Airbender-Netflixby tdalym | created - 22 Dec 2018 | updated - 22 Dec 2018 | Public
A potential cast for Netflix's reboot of Avatar: The Last Airbender; unlike M. Night Shyamalan's cinematic disgrace, the cast will be made up of ASIAN and INDIGENOUS actors.
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 ...
Actor | The Hows of Us
Actress | Raanjhanaa
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 Ultraman Geed the Movie: Connect the Wishes! (2018).
5. Keone Young
Actor | Men in Black 3
6. Erika Tham
Actress | Make It Pop
Erika Tham, a multi-ethnic beauty, is an up-and-coming actress best known for her role as 'Corki' on the Nickelodeon series "Make It Pop". The series is a first of its kind, starring three young teenage girls of Asian Canadian descent as strong role models for young girls in an age where an ...
Actor | Lost
Daniel Dae Kim has made a career of creating multifaceted and stereotype-breaking roles as an actor, director and now, producer. Prior to his seven-season portrayal of Chin Ho Kelly on "Hawaii Five-0," Kim was best known for his role as Jin Soo Kwon on the hit TV series "Lost," for which he shared ...
Fire Lord Ozai
Actor | Doctor Strange
Actress | Tae Kwon Do Damashii: Rebirth
10. Auli'i Cravalho
Actress | Moana
11. Eric Schweig
Actor | The Last of the Mohicans
Eric Schweig was born on June 19, 1967 in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada as Ray Dean Thrasher. He is an actor, known for The Last of the Mohicans (1992), Tom and Huck (1995) and Big Eden (2000).
12. 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 ...
13. 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 ...
14. Adam Beach
Actor | Flags of Our Fathers
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 ...
15. 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.
16. Shabana Azmi
Actress | Arth
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 ...
17. Karry Wang
Actor | The Great Wall
JunKai Wang (also known as Karry Wang) is the leader of TFBOYS. TFBOYS is a Chinese boy group formed by TF entertainment in August 2013. Their appearance had been widely introduced to the Chinese audiences thanks to the Internet. Even though they are new to the entertainment circle, they are now ...
18. Major Curda
Actor | Riverdale
19. Mutya Orquia
Actress | Wildflower
20. Hudson Yang
Actor | Fresh Off the Boat
21. Jacob Batalon
Actor | Spider-Man: Homecoming
22. Ryan Potter
Actor | Big Hero 6
Ryan Potter is an actor, director, martial artist, and photographer. Ryan, though born in the United States, was raised in Tokyo until the age of seven.
Ryan got his start as the lead, "Mike Fukanaga" in Nickelodeon's "Supah Ninjas," (2011-2013) working with the legendary, George Takei, who played ...
23. 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 ...
24. Benjamin Bratt
Actor | Miss Congeniality
The middle of five children, Bratt hails from a close-knit family. His mother, an indigenous Quechua Peruvian from Lima, moved to the U.S. at age 14. He grew up in San Francisco. He is known for his roles in the films Traffic (2000), Miss Congeniality (2000), and Despicable Me 2 (2013). He is ...
25. Shirley Cheechoo
Actress | Backroads
Shirley Cheechoo was born in 1952 in Eastmain, Quebec, Canada. She is an actress and director, known for Backroads (2000), Moose River Crossing (2013) and Johnny Tootall (2005). She is married to Blake Debassige. They have one child.
26. 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. ...
27. Bo-Bo Fung
Actress | 92 Hak Mui Gwai duei Hak Mui Gwai
28. 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 ...
29. Hiro Kanagawa
Actor | Limetown
Hiro Kanagawa is a Vancouver-based actor and writer. Born in Sapporo, Japan, he spent his childhood in Guelph, Ontario and Sterling Heights, Michigan before attending International Christian University High School in Tokyo where he acted in his first student films and stage productions. Returning ...
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...
31. Togo Igawa
Togo Igawa is an actor/director living in England. In 1968 he joined the Theatre Centre 68 (precursor of the Black Tent Theatre), and went on to tour throughout Japan, performing in more than 120 cities. In 1983 he moved to England. In 1986, the opening season for the Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon...
Earth King Bumi
32. Bingbing Li
Actress | Transformers: Age of Extinction
Li Bingbing (born 27 February 1973) is a Chinese actress and singer. She rose to fame with her role in Seventeen Years (1999) and since then received critical acclaim for her roles in A World Without Thieves (2004), Waiting Alone (2005), The Knot (2006), The Forbidden Kingdom (2008), The Message (...
33. Ai Yoshikawa
Actress | Yakô Kanransha
34. 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 ...
35. Ken Watanabe
Actor | The Last Samurai
Ken Watanabe was born on October 21, 1959 in Uonuma, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. Both of his parents were teachers: his mother taught general education and his dad taught calligraphy. He became interested in acting at the age of 24, when a director of England's National Theatre Company, where he was...
36. 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 ...
37. Ming-Na Wen
Actress | Mulan
Ming-Na ("enlightenment") was born on the island of Macau, forty miles from Hong Kong. Her mother, Lin Chan Wen, divorced her father when Ming-Na was only a toddler. She has an older brother named Jonathan. After the divorce, they moved to Hong Kong where her mother became a nurse. There her mother...
38. 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 ...
39. Danny Pudi
Actor | Community
Danny Pudi was born on March 10, 1979 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Daniel Mark Pudi. He is an actor, known for Community (2009), DuckTales (2017) and Knights of Badassdom (2013). He has been married to Bridget Showalter Pudi since June 5, 2004. They have two children.