Anne Heche Joins “The Legend of Korra” As New Earthbender

Actress Anne Heche has joined "The Legend of Korra" as Suyin Beifong, the daughter of "Airbender"'s Toph. See the first photo of her character here!
Actress Anne Heche has joined "The Legend of Korra" as Suyin Beifong, the daughter of "Airbender"'s Toph. See the first photo of her character here!

This Friday, Anne Heche is making her The Legend of Korra debut. Heche is taking on the voice role of new character, Suyin Beifong, half-sister of Lin and daughter of Toph.

The Hollywood Reporter describes Suyin and her past, saying:

The 45-year-old Suyin, or Su for short, is half-sister to Chief Lin Beifong and daughter of Toph Beifong. A well-traveled woman of many talents and skills, she’s a powerful metalbender, a dancer and the leader of Zaofu, the city she built from the ground up. Family is of utmost importance to her — she is happily married to her architect husband and they have five children. Su has a checkered past and got into a lot of trouble when she was younger, resulting in a strained relationship with her sister Lin.

Here is your first look at Suyin Beifong – just standing there looking a lot like Lin:

Anne Heche Joins "The Legend of Korra" As New Earthbender

This should lead to some interesting character development for Lin, who fans have come to love for being the daughter of one of the world’s greatest earthbenders. But, now to find out that Toph has a second daughter with a different father, fans will be itching for the show to give us more of a peek into Toph’s life after Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Heche joins a cast that already includes Janet Varney, J.K. Simmons, Mindy Sterling, Seychelle Gabriel, Kiernan Shipka, David Faustino, P.J. Byrne, and Eva Marie Saint.

Heche will make her debut in “The Metal Clan,” the second of two new episodes, the first being “In Harm’s Way,” airing Friday, July 11, starting at 8PM EST.

The Legend of Korra Book 2: Spirits was released the other day on DVD and Blu-ray. Read our review of the DVD set and purchase your own copy on Amazon.

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