The live-action adaptation of the beloved animated series "Avatar: The Last Airbender" has received a mix of reviews since its release. Now available for streaming on Netflix, the show has sparked passionate discussions among fans on various social media platforms. There has certainly been a remarkable gathering of captivating young performers.

The actors portraying the main characters, including Aang, Sokka, Uncle Iroh, Prince Zuko, Commander Zhao, and Fire Lord Ozai, feel impeccably suited to their roles. They embody their characters with such authenticity that it's rare to find a scene where they don't closely resemble their animated counterparts, whether in their mannerisms or their dialogue.

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The success of the show largely hinged on who would assume the role of the titular character, and Gordon Cormier undoubtedly rose to the occasion. His portrayal of Aang is nothing short of remarkable, standing out as a marvel in its own right. Cormier masterfully balances a range of emotions, from grief to determination, making him a delight to watch. He effortlessly captures the innocence and charisma of the 12-year-old hero, delivering a performance that resonates deeply with audiences.

Gordon Cormier's performance has gained admiration, including from Millie Bobby Brown, the star of Stranger Things. Recently, she shared a heartfelt message for the cast of the Netflix series, referring to Cormier as a mirror of herself.

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Starting as a child actress, Millie Bobby Brown has risen to become one of the most famous young actresses today. She earned critical acclaim for her role as Eleven in Stranger Things, solidifying her position as a prominent figure in the entertainment industry. Now, the young actress sees similarities between her own path as a child actor in a Netflix series and where her fellow Netflix star, Gordon Cormier, is today.

While sending a sweet message to the entire cast, Brown mentioned Cormier directly, using X.


So Gordon, you and I have walked a similar path, haven’t we? Cast at 12 years old, the hero of our stories, getting by in a world we really don’t know. We can make things move without touching it, and, oh yeah, shaved our heads for the part."


Brown shared her understanding of the emotions felt by the young cast of Avatar: The Last Airbender, drawing from her own experiences. She wished them all the best. While the rest of the cast expressed gratitude to Brown for her message, Cormier's speechless reaction has captured the hearts of fans.

Avatar: The Last Airbender is available for streaming on Netflix.