After a 13 year break, 20th Century Studios is taking us back to the world of Pandora with “Avatar: The Way Of Water”, the first of four sequels heading to our screens over the next eight years.
Set more than a decade after the events of the first film, “Avatar: The Way of Water” begins to tell the story of the Sully family (Jake, Neytiri, and their kids), the trouble that follows them, the lengths they go to keep each other safe, the battles they fight to stay alive, and the tragedies they endure.
The film is directed by James Cameron and produced by Cameron and Jon Landau, the film stars Zoe Saldana, Sam Worthington, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Cliff Curtis, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder, Edie Falco, Jemaine Clement and Kate Winslet.
When Is “Avatar: The Way Of Water” Released?
“Avatar: The Way Of Water” is being released exclusively in cinemas on December 16th 2022.
When Will “Avatar: The Way Of Water” Be On Digital Platforms?
Disney has announced that the digital release on March 28th 2023, on all major digital retailers, including Prime Video, Apple TV, Vudu, and Movies Anywhere, and will include over three hours of never-before-seen bonus content featuring the filmmakers, cast, and crew. Disney will be releasing the film on digital platforms first, before releasing it on physical media and Disney+. Similar to how other studios release films on digital platforms before their streaming services. Marking a big change in Disney’s strategy.
When Will “Avatar: The Way Of Water” Be On Disney+?
Disney has officially announced that after a very long wait (one of the longest waits for a new film since before the pandemic), that “Avatar: The Way of Water” will debut on June 7th 2023 on Disney+ and will include bonus content featuring filmmakers, cast and crew. In addition to streaming on Disney+, the movie will be available to stream on Max on June 7th 2023, due to this being the last film in the long-running HBO deal that expired at the end of 2022.
“Avatar: The Way of Water” debuted in theaters on December 16th 2022 and became the third highest-grossing film of all time worldwide with nearly $2.32 billion at the box office. Nominated for numerous Academy Awards® including Best Picture, the film also set a new benchmark for visual effects. Produced by Cameron and his longtime partner Jon Landau, the 20th Century Studios-Lightstorm Entertainment production stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldaña, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Cliff Curtis and Kate Winslet. Joining the illustrious adult cast are talented newcomers Britain Dalton, Jamie Flatters, Trinity Jo-Li Bliss, Bailey Bass and Jack Champion. The screenplay is by James Cameron & Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver, with story by James Cameron & Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver & Josh Friedman & Shane Salerno. David Valdes and Richard Baneham serve as the film’s executive producers.
“Avatar: The Way of Water” reaches new heights and explores undiscovered depths as James Cameron returns to the world of Pandora in this emotionally packed action adventure. Set more than a decade after the events of the first film, “Avatar: The Way of Water” launches the story of the Sully family (Jake, Neytiri, and their kids), the trouble that follows them, the lengths they go to keep each other safe, the battles they fight to stay alive, and the tragedies they endure. All of this against the backdrop of the breathtaking seascapes of Pandora, where audiences are introduced to new Na’vi cultures and a range of exotic sea creatures.
Is “Avatar: The Way Of Water” Coming To Disney+ Premier Access?
Disney has confirmed that following the release of “Jungle Cruise”, it won’t be using Disney+ Premier Access, instead offering selected movies exclusively in cinemas first, before being released on Disney’s streaming services.
What Time Will “Avatar: The Way Of Water” Be Released On Disney+
Disney+ updates daily at the following times:
Pacific Time: 00:00 AM / Midnight
Eastern Time: 03:00 AM
UK: 08:00 AM
Sydney, Australia – 19:00 PM
Sometimes episodes can arrive a few minutes later as the servers update. The Disney+ front page usually updates about an hour later.
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Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom.