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Watch Dante Basco discuss his on-camera and voice acting career, Avatar and its influence over a generation, and more

Dante Basco talks at length about his work on Avatar, Hook, and animation in Hollywood
Dante Basco at Florida Supercon
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Despite voicing the role of Zuko many years ago, Dante Basco has continued to meet fans of Avatar: The Last Airbender, and of most recent, Dante has been able to continue the legacy through the Avatar: Braving the Elements podcast. Stopping by the Florida Supercon main stage for his spotlight panel, Dante spends an hour with fans, discussing his long-standing career, and the projects he has been a part of.

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Moderated by Cameron Matthews, the 2022 Florida Supercon spotlight panel featured Dante discussing deep diving into Avatar: The Last Airbender through the Braving the Elements podcast alongside co-host Janet Varney, Zuko’s redemption arc, voice acting in American Dragon: Jake Long and Star Wars: Rebels and talks the power of storytelling and what it was like working with Robin Williams on Hook.

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Veronica Valencia is Popverse’s Video Editor/Admin and resident dog-loving, hot sauce enthusiast! She has written for Crunchyroll, hosted the Anime Expo live stream, managed the English dub of Neon Genesis Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon A Time, and appeared on Maria Menounos’s Afterbuzz TV, where she hosted and produced multiple after-show discussion panels, while also interviewing talent and editing video for pop culture news. When not generating content, Veronica likes to sing show tunes, play board games, and watch cute animal videos at every available opportunity!

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