James Cameron’s highly anticipated sequel, Avatar: The Way of Water, is reportedly unfinished and will run for over three hours.
Avatar: The way of the waterThe final version of the game is reportedly unfinished, while it also has a runtime of over three hours. Released in 2009, the original sci-fi fantasy adventure stunned critics and audiences with striking visuals coupled with a time-tested story that resonated with moviegoers around the world. After an impressive run in theaters, Avatar collected over $2.8 billion at the box office, making the film the highest-grossing film of all time. After 13 years, Cameron is finally bringing the beautiful planet Pandora back to the big screen with four sequels, the first of which is Avatar: The way of the water in theaters on December 16.
More than a decade after the Na’vi uprising against the Resources Development Administration, Avatar: The way of the water will focus on ex-Marine Jake Sully (Sam Worthington) and his Na’vi partner Neytiri (Zoe Saldaña) as they fight for the survival of their family. Sigourney Weaver and Stephen Lang were also announced to be returning to the franchise, despite their characters dying in the first film. Weaver is slated to play the adopted teenage Na’vi daughter of Kiri, Jake and Neytiri, while Lang will reprise his role as Colonel Miles Quaritch.
A new report from Deadline says that Avatar: The way of the water‘s runtime is expected to last more than three hours, making the sequel at least 20 minutes longer than its predecessor. The report comes on the heels of an earlier rumor from an international publication stating that the film will run for three hours and 10 minutes, which is not an accurate number, according to sources, as no definitive running time has been set. In addition, sources have confirmed that screen frenzy That Avatar: The way of the water‘s last cut has yet to be completed, so has no such runtime.
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Cameron is also known for Titanica disaster film with a sweeping love story on a grand scale, running at three hours and 15 minutes and grossing $1.8 billion at the box office, making it the highest-grossing film of that year and, for a while, of all time . Titanic‘s success shows that audiences are unaffected by a film’s running time if they are captivated by its story. In addition, with the original Avatar still maintains the highest-grossing film of all time rankings with reissues going up against Avengers: EndgameCameron’s ability to captivate audiences for so long makes it likely he can do it again.
Ever since Avatar: The way of the water Not only will it pick up a story set more than a decade after its predecessor was discontinued, but with three additional sequels in the pipeline, the film will have to put in a lot of work to prepare audiences for what’s to come. The original AvatarIts runtime came in at two hours and 42 minutes, a duration that proved comfortable for audiences around the world, although the bladders may have been full. Of Avatar: The way of the water at least 20 minutes longer, the public may have to make a tough decision when choosing drinks at the concession stand.
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