Actor Sigourney Weaver joins James Cameron as soon as once more in Avatar: The Way of Water, solely this time, her position will apparently be much more action-oriented. In truth, Weaver lately revealed she underwent coaching for a wide range of new abilities, together with parkour.

Speaking to Interview Magazine, Weaver was cautious to not disclose too many particulars concerning the long-awaited movie, however defined, “On Avatar: The Way of Water, I used to be older than loads of the opposite individuals, and we needed to do loads of parkour. We needed to do burpees. We needed to do freediving. Don’t you’re keen on these jobs the place you must be taught some actually outlandish factor that you simply hold with you for the remainder of your life? Freediving, particularly, I’m grateful that we spent a 12 months doing that.”

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Earlier this summer time, Cameron’s upcoming blockbuster debuted a primary have a look at Weaver’s new character, seemingly confirmed her earlier position, Dr. Augustine, is not going to be returning. Instead, Weaver will play a teenage Na’vi named Kiri. However, she is not simply any Na’vi, she’s Jake Sulley and Neytiri’s daughter.

The actor beforehand touched on what it was like taking part in the character and what she needed to convey. She stated, “I feel all of us just about keep in mind what we have been feeling as adolescents… I actually do. I used to be 5′ 10″ or 5′ 11″ after I was 11. I felt strongly that Kiri would really feel awkward loads of the time. She’s looking for who she is. I used to be thrilled to be on condition that problem by [James Cameron].”

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Avatar: The Way of Water is about a decade after the occasions of the 2009 movie and, alongside Weaver, sees the return of actors Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldaña reprising their respective roles as Sulley and Neytiri. But Weaver isn’t the one star returning, regardless of a seemingly deceased character. The sequel additionally options the return of star Stephen Lang, who will return as Colonel Quaritch. It’s at present unknown how his character survived the climactic closing battle in Avatar.

Cameron filmed the sequel and third instalment within the franchise back-to-back, however the franchise is not going to finish there. There are plans for future Avatar movies, however the legendary director has advised he might not be as concerned in them. He beforehand expressed uncertainty about when precisely he would go away the franchise, however speculated it might be across the fourth entry, bringing on one other director to interchange him. He stated, “I’ll wish to go the baton to a director that I belief to take over, so I can go do another stuff that I’m additionally all in favour of. Or perhaps not. I do not know.”

Avatar: The Way of Water is scheduled to hit theaters on Dec. 16.

Source: Interview Magazine



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