After greater than a decade of ready, Avatar 2, formally titled Avatar: The Way of Water is lastly set to reach on the finish of 2022. Why does it appear like this would be the launch slot that lastly sticks? Well, the primary Avatar 2 trailer has lastly been launched on-line following a short exclusivity interval of being connected to Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness. Not solely that, however given how the trailer’s views are similar to what latest entries from franchises like Star Wars and Fast & Furious have raked in with their teaser trailers, clearly lots of people are excited the upcoming film.
Disney and twentieth Century Studios have introduced (through THR) that inside its first 24 hours, the Avatar: The Way of Water trailer collected 148.6 million views internationally, together with 23 million in China alone. That’s greater than any of the latest Star Wars films’ trailers obtained throughout that very same interval, together with The Rise of Skywalker, the ultimate Skywalker Saga installment, which netted 112.4 million views. The Way of Water additionally surpassed the teaser trailers for Black Widow and Incredibles 2 (116.8 million and 113.1 million, respectively), but it surely didn’t come near surpassing F9’s teaser trailer, which stood tall with 202.7 million views.
Between all of the individuals who’ve watched the Avatar: The Way of Water trailer on-line and caught it whereas seeing Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness in theaters, that’s plenty of eyeballs! On the off likelihood you haven’t seen the trailer but, or are merely within the temper to rewatch it, test it out under.
The Avatar: The Way of Water trailer is gentle on plot particulars, as an alternative selecting to emphasise ‘teaser’ however compiling numerous random scenes from round Pandora. Most of the preview is concentrated on the Navi, particularly Sam Worthington’s Jake Sully (who had his thoughts transferred to his Na’vi avatar on the finish of the primary film), Zoe Saldaña and their youngsters. However, we additionally catch some glimpses at people nonetheless dwelling on Pandora, together with Jake and Neytiri’s adopted son Javier, nicknamed “Spider.” The solely piece of dialogue heard within the trailer is when Jake tells Neytiri:
I do know one factor. Wherever we go, this household is our fortress.
The first of 4 Avatar sequels on the best way, Avatar: The Way of Water will see the Sully household touring to different corners of Pandora, although James Cameron additionally mentioned again in December that a part of the film may even be set on Earth. Among the opposite acquainted faces returning for the sequel are Sigourney Weaver and Stephen Lang, though given what occurred to their characters within the first film, we’re nonetheless in the dead of night about how they’ll be current. Avatar 2’s lineup of newcomers (lots of whom will likely be again for Avatar 3 and maybe the opposite sequels) embrace Kate Winslet, Michelle Yeoh, Edie Falco Jermaine Clement and Vin Diesel.
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Avatar: The Way of Water opens in theaters on December 16, and the opposite three Avatar sequels are dated for a similar month in 2024, 2026 and 2028. If you want a refresher on what unfolded in Avatar, the 2009 film could be streamed with a Disney+ subscription.