Prince Zuko fans, here’s your chance to find your honor — or more specifically, Dante Basco.
Basco is confirmed to be a guest at this year’s Sac-Comic Con, a fan convention located in Sacramento, California. It’s an appearance that could help him snag a role in a new Netflix program.
The Filipino American actor is best known for his role as Prince Zuko in Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender. Basco has expressed interest in Netflix’s upcoming live action adaptation of the series, speaking fondly of his time on the show.
“…I know [Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko] are involved, so I have a lot of trust in something beautiful that they’ll create,” he said in an interview with ComicBook.com. “But as far as the new Zuko as they do the adaptation, it’s really… you’ve got to remember his story. You start back to the beginning and the story of redemption, so you got to give him places to grow. You have to start one place and then another place.”
His other iconic roles include Lost Boy Rufio in Hook and protagonist Jake Long in American Dragon: Jake Long. He also provided voices in shows such as Legend of Korra, Ultimate Spider-Man, and Star Wars Rebels, as well as guest-starred in many television and movie roles.
He will be reunited at Sac Comic-Con with his onscreen Avatar sister, Grey Delisle-Griffin, as well as famous comic book artists Chris Marrinan (Marvel, DC Comics) and Alejandro (Alé) Garza (Batman, Supergirl, Teen Titans). More guests will be announced in the coming weeks, according to 8Bit/Digi.
Sac Comic Con will take place on Sunday, March 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., according to the event’s website. Admission will be $10.
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