Dev Patel to star in M. Night Shyamalan's 'The Last Airbender' film
UPI News Service, 02/02/2009
Hollywood filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan has cast "Slumdog Millionaire" star Dev Patel in his upcoming, live-action movie, "The Last Airbender," Variety.com said.
The film, which is based on an animated Nickelodeon television series, will co-star newcomer Noah Ringer, as well as Nicola Peltz, Jackson Rathbone and Jessica Jade Andres.
Production is slated to begin in mid-March in Greenland, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said.
The first picture in the planned three-movie "Airbender" series is expected to hit theaters July 2, 2010.
Shyamalan's films include "The Sixth Sense," "Unbreakable," "Signs," "The Village," "Lady in the Water" and "The Happening."
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