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Got some work to do but just feel like cuddling up under blankets and sleeping.
It's almost 3pm too. Huge procrastination strike!

A stunt double in the Last Airbender movie posted a tiiiiiny pic of himself in costume.
EDIT: THIS IS NOT ZHAO'S DESIGN! - it's just that since the stunt double was in another photograph with Aasif Mandvi, one could possibly assume he was his stunt double. Good thing I mentionned previously this was unconfirmed and should be taken with a huge grain of salt...hmmm...salty.
Still, all fire nation hair related observation still holds.

Last Airbender
He seems to have braids.
Now, compared to Shaun Toub (Iroh) who has dreads, one starts to wonder if hairbending is part of the Fire Nation ranking system.
Last Airbender

Or maybe there's a rastafarian movement in the fire nation nobility. Ooooh, let's all wonder what hairstyle Ozai will sport!

Ok, enough silly rambling. Time for work.
Beside, with a bit of luck, we'll see more pics next weekend (Sunday, Feb7th) with the Last Airbender Super Bowl add, plus the official trailer coming out the week after.


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Jan. 31st, 2010 10:58 pm (UTC)
And then there's Yarnbending, that I (a crocheter) and my knitting friend tend to call our skills...

My kid objects when I urge her along, claiming that I'm doing childbending...

Hairbending sounds amusing!
Jan. 31st, 2010 10:59 pm (UTC)
There has been claim of hairbending in season 2- what with Zuko's hair growing at a very healthy rate.
Jan. 31st, 2010 11:01 pm (UTC)
You are my favourite port for Avatar news (cartoon or otherwise)!
Jan. 31st, 2010 11:04 pm (UTC)
I don't have the ninja-search skills that other people have.
But I can do re-post of whatever news suddenly pop up elsewhere!
Jan. 31st, 2010 11:04 pm (UTC)
I am in love with the rastafarian Fire Nation movement :D
But that is mostly because I think dreads are hot.

I hope their hair doesn't catch on fire though with all the oils! GASP!
Jan. 31st, 2010 11:12 pm (UTC)
Seems like they've learned to control their fire pretty well. Not only for their hair, but they also seem to love wearing big, ample sleeved clothing.
I am having huge dreads Ozai images in my head.
(though we did draw almost the whole cast of Avatar with afros once...I wonder if I still have all the post-its lying around somewhere...)
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Jan. 31st, 2010 11:16 pm (UTC)
And Zuko's Important Haircut after banishment won't be shaving his head but cutting off his dreads and being forced to comb his hair! lol

Ozai: "From this day on you shall be banished! You are not worthy to wear the noble Fire Nation dreads. You will learn respect and THIS COMB WILL BE YOUR TEACHER!!"


Zhao with breads/dreads/whatever? ROFLMAO! This is even better than the Ember Island play. Ahaha. XD
Jan. 31st, 2010 11:20 pm (UTC)
Ha ha ha! I like your Ozai-Zuko scene.
The picture up there of the stunt double is not 100% sure of Zhao's looks.
We'll have to wait another week or so and then see.
(no subject) - pretty_angel - Jan. 31st, 2010 11:22 pm (UTC) - Expand
Jan. 31st, 2010 11:38 pm (UTC)
Hahah Indian rastafarian.

I can't wait for the new trailer. I think this is going to make a lot of people decide whether or not they'll be into this movie, regardless of the race stuff.
Feb. 1st, 2010 12:47 am (UTC)
First impression are important.
Too bad the movie is opening on the weekend of the new Twilight film. It's box office suicide.
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Jan. 31st, 2010 11:45 pm (UTC)
now I'm imagining Zhao with dreadlocked mutton chops/sideburns. IF ANYONE CAN DO IT, HE CAN
Feb. 1st, 2010 12:46 am (UTC)
Dreadlock sideburns...hmmm...You're right, he could make it work! Ha ha!
Jan. 31st, 2010 11:47 pm (UTC)
Hairbending? This begs the question. If there are any hairbenders around what kind of magical beast taught them to hairbend, in the beginnings. Yaksheep? Kangalamas?
Feb. 1st, 2010 12:45 am (UTC)
No one talks of the hairbenders. They're not considered as cool, so whatever history of spirits or creature that taught them that art has been lost.
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Jan. 31st, 2010 11:50 pm (UTC)

I like this as one possibility.
Feb. 1st, 2010 12:39 am (UTC)
Ho ho! If you start adding colours in...you are higher ranking!
Feb. 1st, 2010 12:51 am (UTC)
I can totally see Iroh gettin' down with some Bob Marley, head bobbing to the beat over a strong cup of tea.
Feb. 1st, 2010 01:00 am (UTC)
Strong cup of tea and special brownies.
There are some weird smells wafting from Zuko's ship on music night.
Feb. 1st, 2010 01:53 am (UTC)

2) So if there is a rastafarian movement in the FN nobility... they do smoke pot then!
Feb. 1st, 2010 01:56 am (UTC)
1) This is not Zhao, just a stunt actor (and apparently, not even Zhao's stunt double), so sideburns are still...hypothetically possible. Wait and see.
2) If it was pot, you'd think they'd be more mellow about the whole war thing.

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Feb. 1st, 2010 02:00 am (UTC)
Hahaha, the Rasta fire nation XD Awesome. I'm glad that is not Zhao's confirmed design... I was going to be angry but now I can go back to my state of eager anticipation.
Feb. 1st, 2010 02:23 am (UTC)
Rastafire Nation- I love the name, ha ha! Gonna be using it here and there and giving you full credit for it!
I think our demands for Zhao are high. Too high. Impossibly high!!
Next Sunday, hopefully, he'll make a quick appearance.
Feb. 1st, 2010 04:42 am (UTC)
Hairbending? OMG, I wrote a bit of fanfic about that in my alternative LJ account!
Feb. 1st, 2010 06:16 pm (UTC)
I'd just like to say that Shaun Toub with that much hair in general is a hairbending feat of magnificance!

So...Rastafire nation is basically a cross of Indian/Jamaican/And what appears to be Mongolian? What is that thier clothes are based off of? (Other than what looks like a better version of the costumes for the Singapore pirates in Pirates of the Caribbean 3) I mean I studied costuming and I still can't pin down all the cultures and time periods they're ganking from.

*If Zhao has no chops, Paramount will have committed the greatest travesty to date*
Feb. 2nd, 2010 02:07 am (UTC)
No wonder the Fire Nation went after the Air Nomads first in their conquests. THEY WANTED THEM TO SHAVE THE ALL MIGHTY DREADS. THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE.

And what is this I hear? It will come out the same weekend as another Twilight flick? UGH. My midnight showing party plans will be ruined by sparkling vampires!
Feb. 2nd, 2010 12:34 pm (UTC)
Hairbending. Hee!
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