James Cameron’s sequel “Avatar: The Way of Water” released a teaser online on Monday and has gained a record of148.6 million views in 24 hours, according to Disney and 20th Century. The teaser was viewed on YouTube and other social media channels. The debut trailer was already released over the weekend in movie theaters before the screening of “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.” The Avatar 2 teaser had also recently made an appearance at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.
James Cameron’s long awaited sequel will premier in theaters on December 16, 2022. Other sequels including Avatar 3 are expected to follow in 2023.
Avatar: The Way of Water sees the return of Zoe Saldana and Sam Worthington as well as their family, the Sully family. They go through great lengths to keep their family safe on the planet Pandora as they face troubles. Each of the four sequels of Avatar will center around the Sully family. Oscar winning producer Jon Landau also said that each story would be a “stand-alone” and have a “fulfilling resolution.”
Oscar-winning filmmaker James Cameron said that they were worked hard (in the sets in New Zealand) to make their “return to Pandora to be something really special.”
The 20th Century sci-fi adventure will see the following returns:
Sam Worthington as Jake Sully
Zoe Saldana as Na’vi Neytiri
Sigourney Weaver as Dr. Grace Augustine
Stephen Lang as Colonel as Miles Quaritch
Some actors may be newcomers to the film but they are blockbuster stars in their own right and include Vin Diesel and Kate Winslet.
James Cameron’s Avatar is the all time top grosser at the box office, worldwide. The film has earned $2.84 billion, since its release in 2009 and this revenue has not been adjusted for inflation. On September 23, 2022, the original Avatar film will be released, with restored picture and sound.