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Netflix’s live-action Avatar has lost its old showrunner and gained two new ones

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Though Netflix just renewed its live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender adaptation, showrunner Albert Kim is parting ways with the show.

Variety reports that Jabbar Raisani (Lost in Space) and Christine Boylan (Poker Face) have been tapped to executive produce the next two seasons of Netflix’s Avatar following former showrunner Albert Kim’s decision to step down. Though Netflix has yet to officially announce the change of guard, Kim is reportedly heading over to Disney Plus, where he will executive produce the streamer’s new Percy Jackson and the Olympians series and develop other fresh projects.

Kim first became Avatar’s showrunner back in 2020 following the unexpected exits of Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino — the…

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