Avatar is back to theatres ahead of The Way of Water release. And it’s cast members recently reflects on the release of the hit film and highly anticipated sequel. After a 13-year gap, James Cameron’s epic sci-fi saga, Avatar: The Way of Water, is all set to hit theatres this December with Avatar 3, Avatar 4 and Avatar 5 to release in 2024, 2026 and 2028, respectively.
However, in a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, Avatar cast members Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldaña, Sigourney Weaver and others reminisce on the original film while teasing The Way of Water plot. Sigourney Weaver revealed to the outlet, “It’s been about 10 years,” adding, “And then, in the meantime, Jim Cameron has written four amazing stories about what is now a family, the Sully family.”
Weaver continues, “And so, the stakes are higher. There are more amazing characters. And, of course, a whole new world underwater to experience.” For the unversed, Weaver starred as Dr Grace Augustine, an exobiologist and head of the avatar program that transformed humans into Na’vi-human hybrids so they could explore Pandora, and Michelle Rodriguez as combat pilot Trudy Chacón.
While teasing the Avatar sequel, Zoe Saldaña revealed that in the new film, Cameron ‘is going to transport us to Pandora, to the 80 per cent of Pandora that we never got to see in Avatar.’ Saldaña added, “The Way of Water is impressive and absolutely magnificent and this is a film that also stands on its own. It’ll just be an experience. It will be completely unforgettable.”
Worthington, Saldaña, Lang, Ribisi and Moore will reprise their roles in the first sequel, while Dileep Rao, Matt Gerald and CCH Pounder return as Dr Max Patel, Corporal Lyle Wainfleet and Mo’at, respectively. Weaver is back as a new character named Kiri. Joining the franchise are Cliff Curtis as Tonowari, Edie Falco as General Ardmore, Brendan Cowell as Captain Mick Scoresby, and Michelle Yeoh as Dr Karina Mogue.
Avatar: The Way of Water cast will also include, Jemaine Clement as Dr Ian Garvin, Oona Chaplin as Varang, Jack Champion as Javier ‘Spider’ Socorro, Jamie Flatters as Neteyam, Britain Dalton as Lo’ak, Trinity Bliss as Tuk, Bailey Bass as Reya, Filip Geljo as Aonung and Duane Evans Jr. as Rotxo with Kate Winslet as Ronal. Moreover, Vin Diesel and CJ Jones also joined the cast but their roles have been kept under wraps.
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