-It’s official. Jesse McCartney has been cast alongside Jackson Rathbone in M. Night Shyamalan’s movie version of The Last Airbender. He’s been in rumors and talks to play “Zuko” so it looks like it’s happened. Jesse had to postpone some of his shows due to filming the movie. According to his official website:
Unfortunately, due to a change in the production schedule of Jesse’s film, The Last Airbender, the following shows have had to be postponed:
March 3rd – Atlanta
March 4th – Tampa
March 5th – Orlando
March 10th – San Diego
We’re very sorry for any inconvenience or disappointment this may have caused. These shows will be rescheduled to future dates soon. We will let you know as soon as there is any information, so be sure to check the site often for updates!
Congrats Jesse! The movie is set to hit theaters next year. According to IMDB.com, the story follows the adventures of the successor to a long line of Avatars who must put aside his irresponsible ways and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
What do you think about Jesse taking on the role of Zuko?