‘Avatar’ was re-released yesterday in theaters around the world in warm-up for the sequel, which opens in December 16th this year.
And, according to the Colliderthe film has already earned impressive US$ 877 mil on the first day of showing.
This is a very surprising number, considering that the sci-fi of James Cameron was originally released over ten years ago and has been watched thousands of times by fans.
Only in France, the re-debut yielded US$ 513 milreaching the first place in the box office of the European country.
In Korea, there were more US$ 277 mildebuting in 3rd place, behind two local titles.
The film also debuted at the top of the box office in Belgium and the Philippines. In Saudi Arabia, it debuted in second place, but no specific figures were released for the Middle Eastern country.
Those who have already watched or rewatched the feature revealed that the audience needs to stay in the room after the end credits.
It seems, Cameron gifted fans with an exclusive scene from the sequel ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’. However, details were not revealed.
— Einan (@enteumestay) September 21, 2022
“I just watched the re-release of ‘Avatar’ and I’m glad I stayed until the end, because I saw some footage of ‘The Water Path’ and it was very good. I can’t wait for December.”
Remembering that Cameron introduced viewers to a universe never seen before, and ‘Avatar‘ quickly became a unique cultural phenomenon, impressing audiences and critics alike.
The film set a new standard for the cinematic experience, combining staging, captivating characters and technological innovation in the service of an immersive and emotional story. Thirteen years later, the film continues to surprise and inspire fans of all ages.
Written and directed by Cameron, it follows Jake Sully (Sam Worthington), a wheelchair-bound ex-Marine who is recruited to travel light-years across the universe to a human outpost on Pandora, where a corporate consortium is extracting an exotic mineral that is the key to solving Africa’s energy crisis. Earth.
Because Pandora’s atmosphere is toxic, they created the Avatar Program, in which human “drivers” have their consciousness linked to an avatar, a remotely controlled biological body that can survive in lethal air.
Watch the re-release trailer:
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 children), the problems that accompany them, the efforts they make to stay safe, the battles they fight for survival and the tragedies they endure.
Directed by James Cameronthe movie star Zoe Saldana, Sam Worthington, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Cliff Curtis, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder, Edie Falco, Jemaine Clement, Giovanni Ribisi e Kate Winslet.
James Cameron has been developing the sequels for over a decade. The studio has announced four sequels to ‘Avatar‘, with two of them already filmed and the other two awaiting the results of the box office. The filmmaker shot the two films back-to-back due to the way the scenes needed to be captured.
‘Avatar: The Way of Water‘ is scheduled to premiere on December 16, 2022 in theaters, with ‘Avatar 3‘ scheduled to premiere two years later, on December 20, 2024. We can only wait!