Avatar's Re-Release Includes New Footage Of The Way Of Water
Moviegoers who see Avatar's remastered version in theaters are getting treated to special footage of the sequel.
The long-awaited sequel to James Cameron's Avatar is coming in December, but ahead of that, the original movie is back in theaters for a special remastered re-release. The re-release opens in the US on September 23, but it debuted in some international markets already. People have reported that the film includes a special look at new scenes from The Way of Water.
Avatar's remastered re-release is out now in France and Korea, and people there reported on social media that the movie ends with a glimpse at the sequel. Intriguingly, it also appears that the Way of Water footage may not be the same in every market and theater, according to Deadline.
The fact that Avatar's re-release would contain a new look at The Way of Water is no big surprise, as it makes sense to sell the audience on coming back in a few months to watch the sequel.
One person who saw the footage said it was one scene that ran for nearly 10 minutes and showed off more of the underwater worlds of Pandora. This sounds like it could potentially be the same footage, or similar footage, to what was shown at D23.
It was one scene but it was almost a 10-minute scene enough to show what the world under the sea of Pandora looks like.— Einan (@enteumestay) September 22, 2022
2009's Avatar is the highest-grossing movie in history, with $2.847 billion in global box office receipts. The movie stands to grow further with this newest re-release, giving Avatar even more space ahead of the No. 2 film of all time, Avengers: Endgame ($2.797 billion).
In other Avatar news, Cameron recently discussed how watching Avatar at home doesn't really count as watching the movie because it's made to be seen in theaters.
It's been more than a decade since Avatar was released, and Cameron recently talked about how he isn't sure if The Way of Water will succeed in theaters. The movie opens in theaters this December.
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