The director offered new footage Saturday of its sequel, “Avatar: The Approach Of Water,” at Disney’s D23 Expo, according to AV Club. With three extra entries to the franchise within the works, Cameron was notably delighted to lastly showcase new scenes from the upcoming movie.
“I’m tremendous excited to be lastly ending up film two,” Cameron advised the viewers. “I do know everybody’s been ready a very long time. Hopefully, we’ll present one thing right now and you may determine if it’s been value it.”
The presentation showcased 5 – 6 scenes from the movie, which the viewers skilled with 3D glasses. The underwater sequences reportedly dazzled the group as viewers returned to the fictional world of Pandora.
The unique movie, which noticed the USA Marines invade an alien species named the Na’vi, broke field workplace data and has since grossed practically $3 billion. Film critics like The Observer’s Philip French known as the 2009 film “overlong, dramatically two-dimensional, smug and simplistic.”
As for the size of the sequel, Cameron just lately mentioned he doesn’t need anyone criticizing its three-hour runtime.
“I don’t need anyone whining about size once they sit and binge-watch [television] for eight hours,” he told Empire in July. “I can nearly write this a part of the evaluation. ‘The agonizingly lengthy three-hour film…’ It’s like, give me a fucking break. I’ve watched my children sit and do 5 one-hour episodes in a row.”
Director Liam O’Donnell, who wrote the alien invasion science-fiction movie “Skyline,” took to Twitter after watching Cameron’s presentation of “The Approach of Water” footage in August. It “seems to be probably the most insanely sophisticated film ever made” and it “broke mind,” he said
“Simply the quantity of knowledge they captured,” O’Donnell tweeted. “Underwater efficiency seize with 15 cameras. Two cams on each actor’s face seize. Underwater reference seize for totally CG creatures. Oh yeah, and infrared depth seize to position CG characters within the live-action footage.”
Through the years, “Avatar” has turn out to be a cultural phenomenon, spurring annual Halloween costumes of the blue-skinned protagonists and a humorous presentation by Ben Stiller at the 2010 Academy Awards.
“The Approach of Water” is ready for launch in theaters on Dec. 16.