The first teaser for “Avatar: The Way of Water,” James Cameron’s long-awaited sequel, made much less of a splash and extra of a dribble when it arrived final month with solely a glimpse on the return to Pandora.
But the movie’s official trailer, which was launched on Wednesday, reveals the wonders that await of their full glory and dives deep into the world final seen over a decade in the past within the Academy Award-winning and record-breaking first movie of the collection.
Arriving in theaters Dec. 16, “Avatar: The Way of Water” picks up with Jake Sully (Sam Worthington) and Neytiri (Zoe Saldana) as dad and mom elevating their youngsters within the lush greenery and awe-inspiring oceans on the planet throughout a interval of peacetime.
“Dad, I know you think I’m crazy, but I feel her,” their teenage daughter Kiri, performed by returning star Sigourney Weaver, says within the trailer about her connection to the planet. “But I feel her. I hear her heartbeat. She’s so close.”
“So what does her heartbeat sound like?” Sully asks. She responds, “Mighty.”
With a reported runtime of over three hours, nonetheless, battle should ensue. The sequel tells the story of the household and 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,” per the official synopsis.
While the specter of humankind looms as giant as ever (how shortly we neglect about unobtanium), tensions come up between the land dwellers and the ocean tribe Metkayina, who sternly inform the group that they “cannot let you bring your war here.”
But warfare certainly comes, because the trailer flashes between intense underwater battle sequences and fiery explosions that put the household’s bonds to the check.
“I need you to be strong,” Sully tells Neytiri as Pandora burns round them. “Strong heart.”
Stephen Lang, Kate Winslet, Joel David Moore, Jemaine Clement, CCH Pounder, Michelle Yeoh and Edie Falco additionally star within the sequel ― the primary of 4 “Avatar” installments to reach within the coming years.
Watch the official trailer for “Avatar: The Way of Water” beneath.