After years of delays and extensions, the official title of the sequel to filmmaker James Cameron’s Avatar was recently announced. While fans are excited to explore the epic adventure on Pandora, a few specials have been rewarded with first images from the upcoming installment which debuted at Disney’s CinemaCon showcase in Las Vegas on April 27.
The first Avatar sequel is titled Avatar: The Way of Water and the first trailer will be released alongside Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness in theaters when the Marvel movie debuts on May 6.
Now, the first images of the Avatar sequel have surfaced on the internet, revealing what the filmmaker has been working on for the past decade in the first of four sequels.
However, in rather disappointing news for Avatar fans, the trailer for Avatar The Way of Water has leaked online.
Several social media users have reported that the trailer, which was supposed to be released alongside Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness in theaters on May 6, has been leaked and released online.
Several links to the leaked images have been posted on various social media platforms. However, most of the leaked links that Twitter users shared have been removed!
On April 27, Disney, which inherited the franchise after acquiring 20th Century Fox in 2019, unveiled new images from the highly anticipated film at CinemaCon, the annual gathering of movie theater owners.
CinemaCon attendees were given 3D glasses to watch and found themselves in Pandora with the highly anticipated trailer that featured almost no dialogue. Instead, exhibitors were immersed in different regions of the dazzling world of Pandora through panoramic images of the planet’s crystal blue oceans and lakes.
The footage also shows the local Na’vi tribe interacting with various whale-like and pelican-like species, some of which streaked across the screen and into viewers’ faces using three-dimensional technology.
Avatar 2 would have debuted on December 16, with sequels coming on December 20, 2024, December 18, 2026, and December 22, 2028.
Footage from The Way of Water capped Disney’s 90-minute CinemaCon presentation, which also featured exclusive footage from Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Lightyear, the Toy Story spin-off about Disney’s beloved toy. ‘Andy; The new film from David O. Russell Amsterdam and Bob’s Burgers.
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