Netflix viewers brand show renewal ‘slap in the face’ after terrible reviews
Posted by  badge Boss on Mar 06
Avatar: The Last Airbender has been renewed for two seasons (Picture: Netflix)

bosses have sparked outrage after announcing that Avatar: The Last Airbender had been renewed for two more seasons.

The premiered on the streaming platform last month, but was panned by critics and some viewers.

It currently commands a 59% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with reviewers slating the ‘cheesy acting’, suggesting that .

Earlier today, it was revealed that the program would be returning for two more seasons, in a bid to conclude Aang’s (Gordon Cormier) journey to master the four elements – water, earth, fire and air – ‘to restore balance to a world threatened by the terrifying Fire Nation’.

The news may have come as a shock considering other, more acclaimed projects – including the Brothers Sun, Vikings: Valhalla and Shadow and Bone – .

Many were left furious by the news and flocked to social media to unpack the decision.

A Twitter user posting as The Ham commented: ‘So they DO know how to renew shit far out in the future #SaveOURWarriorNun #WarriorNun.’

Sofiya agreed: ‘A show getting a double renewal- im not surprised but its like a slap in the face [sic].’

Typo Hunny fumed: ‘But we can’t get original content renewed.’

As Klaudia added: ‘Was it really that hard to renew your other shows like that too.’

Fans were baffled by the announcement (Picture: Netflix)

Avatar: The Last Airbender, , landed on Netflix in February.

It is set in a world ravaged by war, where there are some people who are able to ‘bend’ water, fire, air and earth, as well as an Avatar who has the power to master all four of the classical elements and is destined to bring balance and peace.

Gordon led the cast beside Kiawentiio, Ian Ousley, Dallas Liu and Daniel Dae Kim.

The announcement comes days after in their latest round of cuts, despite viewers commending the series and hailing it as a ‘masterpiece’.

The Brothers Sun was recently canceled after one season (Picture: Netflix)

The eight-part project, follows Charles Sun (Justin Chien), the son of a triad boss, relocating to LA to take care of his family when his dad is attacked by an assassin, and getting used to life in America, while trying to defend his loved ones.

Following the news, Michelle Yeoh – who played matriarch Eileen – admitted that she was baffled by the decision.  

Taking to Instagram, the Oscar-winner shared: ‘Heartbroken… and finding it so hard to understand why…

‘However, I am so very proud of My Brothers Sun family and what we presented to the world. Heads held high.’

Justin Chien shared his devastation over the news (Picture: Netflix)

In a lengthy message, Justin added to fans: ‘Thank you for riding with us on this labor of love. It will take some time to digest this news, but I want to thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your love and support for the show.

‘Thank you for every post, tweet, edit, interaction, etc. It fills me with so much joy knowing that the show resonated with so many people. Your love made all of our collective work, sacrifices, and heartache, worth it.

‘Mama Sun, Sam, my fellow cast mates — TBS Family forever. Thank you all.

Thank you all for your love. Without you, this wouldn’t mean nearly as much as it does. I gave everything I had to this show, and I can’t wait to do the same in the next project, whatever, whenever it may be — I promise I will give it my all.’