Sigourney Weaver will return to the Avatar franchise within the upcoming Avatar: The Way of Water, however this time, she says the method was unconventional.
Sigourney Weaver is headed again to the Avatar franchise with the upcoming Avatar: The Way of Water, and this time, she says her function shall be slightly unconventional.
Weaver not too long ago sat down together with her Call Jane co-star Elizabeth Banks for a dialogue for Interview Magazine. During their chat, Weaver acknowledged that she is not allowed to let too many particulars slip in regards to the long-awaited Avatar sequel, however she nonetheless managed to disclose a number of notes about her function within the movie. She says it is a main departure from the form of performing she’s used to. As she places it, “So Avatar[: The Way of Water] I can’t actually speak about, however I might say that it’s the largest stretch I get to play in each doable means. I believe if [director James] Cameron didn’t know me rather well, he wouldn’t have solid me as one thing as goofy as this.”
Weaver says Avatar: The Way of Water did not simply push her as a performer — it additionally required extra bodily effort than regular. “I needed to work in a very completely different option to play this character, a really bodily means,” she says. Elsewhere in the identical interview, she states that the brand new Avatar movie required an sudden skill-set: parkour. She says that was a particular problem on condition that she’s one of many older performers within the movie, however she stays blissful to have discovered one thing new from her function.
Sigourney Weaver, who first labored with James Cameron on the 1986 horror-action basic Aliens, beforehand appeared as Dr. Grace Augustine within the unique Avatar. In that movie, Grace is killed by the Resources Development Administration, or RDA. Weaver would not seem like taking part in Grace within the sequel. Instead, she’s been solid as Kiri, the adopted teenage daughter of protagonist Jake Sully.
Avatar: The Way of Water has been in growth for a while. The sequel was introduced greater than a decade in the past in 2010, however frequent delays have occurred, owing to all the pieces from manufacturing troubles to a world pandemic. Earlier in 2022, a trailer for The Way of Water was launched alongside Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness, confirming that the movie will lastly arrive later this yr.
Avatar: The Way of Water is headed to theaters on December 16, 2022. Those trying to make amends for the story can catch a 4K restoration of the primary Avatar movie in theaters on September 23.
Source: Interview Magazine