Avatar 2: Release date, story, casting… we take stock of the movie The Way of the Water

News culture Avatar 2: Release date, story, casting… we take stock of the movie The Way of the Water

Thirteen years after the release of the original feature film, James Cameron’s Na’vi make their big comeback to theater in Avatar: The Way of the Water. Is it really the sequel to the first movie? When will it be released in France? Is James Cameron still in charge? The editors inventory Avatar 2.

Summary

  • What is the release date of Avatar: The Way of the Water?
  • How to see Avatar: the way of the water in France?
  • How does Avatar: The Way of the Water fit into the saga?
  • What is the summary of Avatar: The Way of Water?
  • Who makes Avatar: The Way of the Water?
  • Who’s working on Avatar: The Way of the Water?
  • What is the cast of Avatar: The Way of the Water?
  • What future for the Avatar saga?
  • Do you want to know more?

What is the release date of Avatar: The Way of the Water?

It must have been a long, long wait for Avatar fans… It’s been thirteen years since James Cameron’s cult science fiction film Avatar was a real hit at the cinema. As his film hit the top of the box office, the Canadian director announced that sequels were planned and that the second part of Avatar will be released in…2014. After much delay, Avatar: the way of the water will finally see the light of day. However, we will have to wait a little longer, ie the end of the year, to discover this new chapter of Avatar, as it will be released on Dec 14, 2022


At a time when VOD is becoming increasingly important, this question is perfectly legitimate. But Avatar: The Way of the Water, like its illustrious predecessor, is a movie to enjoy in 3D. After all, it is thanks to this technology that the first film of 2009 gave the spectators a real visual blow. And to take full advantage of the magic of 3D, you need to go to darkrooms. Avatar: The Way of the Water will be released exclusively In the cinemai.e. mid-December 2022.


Avatar: the way of the water is the second part of the Avatar saga, launched thirteen years ago by director James Cameron. It is normal the direct sequel to the first film from 2009† As a reminder, Avatar saw Jake Sully, a former Marine in a wheelchair, go on a mission to the planet Pandora on behalf of an organization exploiting a very rare mineral believed to solve the Earth’s energy crisis. Because the planet’s atmosphere is toxic to humans, they have created avatars, biological bodies adapted to life on Pandora, to which they bind their minds to move around without risk. Jake thus regains the use of his legs. He is then given the mission to infiltrate the Na’vi who resist the exploitation of their planet. Finally, Jake bonds with these people, and in particular with Neytiri, siding with the natives of Pandora.


What is the summary of Avatar: The Way of Water?

The plot takes place ten years after the 2009 film. We find Jake Sully and his companion Neytiri, and they are no longer alone since becoming parents. Happy days flow among the Na’vi, but of course that won’t last. The Resources Development Administration, the evil organization from the original feature film, is making a comeback to Pandora. Jake and his family are forced into exile and head to the reefs to start a new life. There they discover another clan, the Metkayina.

Avatar 2: Release date, story, casting... we take stock of the movie The Way of the Water

Who makes Avatar: The Way of the Water?

The director of Titanic, Aliens and the first two Terminators, James Cameron, sinks back into the director’s chair. After all, he is the one who originated the first movie and who created the universe of the Na’vi. In addition to directing, he also wrote the screenplay. After so much waiting, there’s no doubt that James Cameron will have put all his creativity to work in Avatar: the way of the water. In 2009, the Canadian director had dethroned his own movie Titanic from the world box office by raising $2.847 billion with Avatar. Will he reproduce the same performance with this second part?


Who’s working on Avatar: The Way of the Water?

Most of the creators of this new Avatar are veterans who previously worked on the first film. We find Jon Landau (Titanic, Alita: Battle Angel) et Peter M. Tobyansena (Alice in Wonderland, The Jungle Book) to production. Screenwriter Josh Friedman (Terminator: Dark Fate) assisted James Cameron with this new opus. The special effects are developed by the legendary studio Weta FX (The Lord of the Rings). The score should have been signed by the composer of the first film, James Horner, who sadly passed away in 2015. Simon Franlen (The Magnificent Seven) taking over the torch. He had already worked on Avatar and is composing new music for Avatar 2 in addition to reusing James Horner’s songs.

Avatar 2: Release date, story, casting... we take stock of the movie The Way of the Water

What is the cast of Avatar: The Way of the Water?

The cast of the first movie is back with Sam Worthington (Terminator Rebirth, Clash of the Titans) as Jake Sully, Zoe Saldana (Guardians of the Galaxy, Star Trek) as Neytiri, as well as Stephen Lang (Don’t Breathe: The House of Darkness) to play Colonel Miles Quaritch. Sigourney Weaver (Alien) also returns, but in an unknown role. We will also discover new faces with in mind Kate Winslet (Titanic, eternal sunshine of the spotless spirit), Michelle Yeo (Tiger and Dragon, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings) and Vin Diesel (Fast & Furious, Riddick). We still don’t know what their respective roles will be in this new installment in the saga.


What future for the Avatar saga?

One thing’s for sure, James Cameron isn’t done with the Na’vi yet! It’s not one, nor two, but good three more movies that are in preparation! The third film is planned for 2024. The filming took place simultaneously with that of Avatar: the way of the water. So there doesn’t seem to be any reason to justify any delay. We can expect the other two parts for 2026 and 2028. Production has already started. What will be the plot of these future films? We’ll have to wait to find out.

Avatar 2: Release date, story, casting... we take stock of the movie The Way of the Water

Do you want to know more?

  • Did you like the Avatar experience in the cinema? Or did you not have the chance to discover the film in the cinema? Avatar (2009) returns to theaters on September 21, 2022† When it was first released 13 years ago, Avatar had a score of nearly 15 million visitors in France.
  • The saga is available in video games. Avatar: Borders of Pandora, developed by Massive Entertainment and published by Ubisoft, is set to release on PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S by the end of this year. It is presented as an open world adventure game that allows players to evolve in the heart of Pandora’s lush environments.

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