Netflix’s Avatar: The Last Airbender Casts Azula, Suki, Kyoshi, & More

Earlier this week, the roster for Netflix’s Avatar: The Last Airbender’s primary cast was finally completed, as casting for important characters like Azula, Suki, and Avatar Kyoshi were revealed. Just like previous announcements, the news came by way of a tweet from the Netflix Geeked Twitter account.

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You can check out the actresses and who they will be playing right down below.

  • Elizabeth Yu (she/her; Untitled Ray Romano Film, All My Love) will play Azula, the intensely driven princess of the Fire Nation. A firebending prodigy and relentless perfectionist, she’ll stop at nothing to secure her position as the heir to the throne.
  • Maria Zhang (she/her) will play Suki, the intimidating leader of the Kyoshi Warriors, an elite female fighting force dedicated to protecting their community and upholding the ideals of their namesake, Avatar Kyoshi.
  • Tamlyn Tomita (she/her; The Good Doctor, Cobra Kai) will play Yukari, Suki’s mother and the fiercely protective mayor of her small village on Kyoshi Island.
  • Yvonne Chapman (she/her; Kung Fu, Family Law) will play Avatar Kyoshi, a legendary warrior revered for her bravery, fearsome fighting skills, and uncompromising dedication to the cause of justice.
  • Casey Camp-Horinek (she/her, Barking Water, Reservation Dogs) will play Gran Gran, Katara and Sokka’s grandmother and the compassionate and wise matriarch of the Southern Water Tribe.

These actresses join an already star-studded cast, including  Daniel Dae Kim as Fire Lord Ozai, Gordon Cormier as Aang, Kiawentiio as Katara, Ian Ousley as Sokka, and Dallas Lui as Zuko. Currently, there is still no set release date for Netflix’s Avatar: The Last Airbender.

While you wait for more news on its release, be sure to check out all of the amazing content we’ve got in the related articles section below. That includes plenty of features, news, and quizzes about the show and all of the upcoming adaptations you could ever want or need.


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Andrew was Twinfinite's Features Editor from 2020 through until March 2023 and wrote for the site from 2018. He has wandered around with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications sitting in his back pocket for a while now, all the while wondering what he is going to do for a career. Luckily, video games have always been there, especially as his writing career progresses.