The action-packed official trailer of the Hollywood film “Avatar” sequel “Avatar: The Way of Water” has been released on the social media application YouTube.
The official trailer of the original film’s sequel showed protagonists Jake Sully (Sam Worthington), his wife Neytiri (Zoe Saldana) and their children Kiri (Sigourney Weaver), Lo’ak (Britain Dalton) and Tuktirey (Trinity Bliss) teaming up with the Na’vi people to save Pandora from destruction brought by “The Sky People”.
The story of “Avatar: The Way of Water” is set a decade after the events of the predecessor.
“Set more than a decade after the events of the first film, Avatar: The Way of Water begins to tell the story of the Sully family (Jake, Neytiri, and their kids), the trouble that follows them, the lengths they go to keep each other safe, the battles they fight to stay alive, and the tragedies they endure,” reads the official synopsis.
The sequel is directed and co-written by the original director James Cameron.
Earlier, a report stated that the James Cameron-directed film will be more than three hours long as it’s run time is over 190 minutes.
The James Cameron-directed Avatar sequel would be part of the clubs having prolific films with over three hours of running time such as “Avengers: Endgame” and “Titanic”.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe film had run time of 182 minutes whereas the fictional film about the ship’s sinking ran for 194 minutes.
It will be 29 minutes longer than the original.
Disney and 20th Century Fox have not disclosed the official run time of “Avatar: The Way of Water”. However, cinemas across the world have mentioned it on their websites as part of ticket sales.
As Digital Spy tabloid reports, Cameron’s next opus is part of a bigger project, consisting of four sequels to be released every other year until 2028. Together with The Way of Water, the third (currently untitled) movie has completed principal photography, while the fourth has filmed its opening act and the fifth is in pre-production with several cast members expected to return.
Avatar: The Way of Water is set to be released on December 16, 2022 while Avatar 3 is tentatively scheduled for December 20, 2024 followed by Avatar 4 to come out on December 18, 2026, and Avatar 5 on December 22, 2028.