Dev Patel Upset His Agents by Rejecting Studio Tentpoles After ‘Last Airbender’ Disaster

Dev Patel Upset His Agents by Rejecting Studio Tentpoles After ‘Last Airbender’ Disaster
How bad of an experience was shooting “The Last Airbender” for Dev Patel? So bad the actor has rejected offers to star in major Hollywood blockbusters in the decade since. The closest Patel has come to a studio tentpole is Neill Blomkamp’s 2015 sci-fi effort “Chappie,” but that movie doesn’t have the scale of Hollywood’s biggest franchises. According to The New York Times, Patel said “his agents get frustrated with him for turning down” tentpoles.

“Maybe it’s a fear of how I would fit into that world,” Patel said about his decision to stay out of the studio tentpole world after “The Last Airbender,” which he called “one of the worst movies I’ve ever done, and I shouldn’t even bring it up, but do a quick IMDb search and you’ll know what it is.”

Directed by M. Night Shyamalan and based on the animated
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