After an almost 6 year-long odyssey, the final stage of manufacturing for Avatar: The Way of Water is officially done and dusted, and the sequel is now well and truly set to splash into theaters worldwide. Ace producer Jon Landau, who also produced the unique 2009 film introduced today through social media that each one the t’s have now been crossed and the i’s dotted on the movie’s post-production which began in 2020, shortly after filming wrapped.
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Landau posted a photograph of himself and the film’s large post-production group who’re seen proudly expressing their well-deserved sense of accomplishment with massive smiles and pumped fists. Director, James Cameron is seen holding up an enormous bottle of champagne in what was clearly a big celebratory moment for all concerned. “Congratulations to the entire Avatar: The Way of Water household,” Landau captioned the picture. “Yesterday we completed our ultimate mix and film mastering and I snapped this image of our post finishing staff. I am thankful to every certainly one of you on your contributions to the movie.”
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Cabinet of Curiosities) a close friend to Cameron also commended the team on a job nicely carried out. In a reply to Landau’s tweet, Del Toro lauded the sequel as “a staggering achievement” that is “choke-full of majestic Vistas and emotions at an epic, epic scale. A grasp at the peak of his powers.”
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When Avatar was launched about 13 years in the past, it broke new floor in Hollywood for its progressive use of technology especially 3D offering audiences a very immersive and breathtaking experience. Cameron’s masterful presentation of the idyllic exoplanetary moon of Pandora unanimously acquired resounding praise earning him three Academy Awards including for Best Cinematography. The first film has actually raised the bar for the sequels and with a a lot greater production finances, and much more time invested within the making of the sequel, expectation levels are excessive for what The Way of Water will provide.
Several trailers and behind-the-scenes clips have teased an experience that might be worth the wair, and all of us can’t wait to completely dive into Pandora’s waters when the movie opens in theaters on December 16. The Way of Water will choose up the story 10 years after the occasions of Avatar, and will explore family dynamics amidst a looming warfare that when again threatens their existence. Jake Sully (Sam Worthington) and Neytiri (Zoe Saldaña) have now turn into mother and father and should tap into parental instincts of their battle to protect their pedigree and ultimately conquer the unyielding enemy.
The Way of Water will see the return of familiar faces together with Stephen Lang, Sigourney Weaver, CCH Pounder, Dileep Rao among others. The film will introduce us to a brand new tribe, the reef-dwellers of the Metkayina which additional expands the solid to include much more A-listers names including Kate Winslet, Michelle Yeoh, Jemaine Clement, Oona Chaplin, Vin Diesel, and extra. The movie has an enormous task ahead if it is to match the field workplace success of its predecessor, nevertheless, every thing is pointing within the positive direction for Cameron and his team. For one, the movie has scored the highly-coveted China launch, and secondly, a Fandango survey reveals that it’s top on the listing of movies anticipated by Gen Zs.
Tickets for the sequel have begun promoting. The Way of Water might be released in North America and China on December 16. Check out Landau’s Instagram submit down beneath.