Well I was just doing some reading. It seems that the original creators are executive produces and co-creators of this new mini series. And I read that they're writing every single episode, not sure how true that is though.
I read it takes place 70 years after the original series. And since Korra is the new Avatar, yeah, that means Aang is dead. But don't forget, Aang will probably make an appearance on the show, and probably more than once. How many times did Aang communicate with his past lives in the original series? I read that Aang's son will be a character on the show. And there will be metal benders, so guess where that came from. Yup, Toph. And apparently Toph's daughter will be in the series as well. So all references and possibly back stories from the original series will be cool to watch.
I also read that it will be a little darker than the original series, which might be nice. I mean, it's still Nick so it's can't be TOO dark. Another thing I read is that since it's a mini series, there will be no filler episodes. All episodes will be prime story. So that's a plus, I guess.
I mean, if it's pretty much by the same creators as the original series, I can't see how it could be bad. But the story of the original series is really what gets me. Sure, bending is cool, the choreographing was cool, et cetera. But will the story be as good? I hope so.
edit: Do me a favor and bump this thread on April 13th so I remember to set my DVR
I'll bite on this mini series... I need something to hold me over for Breaking Bad.
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