By Andie Hagemann
Ahead of audiences’ long-awaited return to Pandora, the cast and filmmakers from 20th Century Studios’ Avatar: The Way of Water celebrated the film’s premiere across the globe with star-studded events in London, Seoul, and Tokyo. Avatar: The Way of Water opens in theaters on Friday, December 16.
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 (Sam Worthington), Neytiri (Zoe Saldaña), 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.
Avatar: The Way of Water is directed by James Cameron and produced by Cameron and Jon Landau. The screenplay is by Cameron & Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver from a story by Cameron & Jaffa & Silver & Friedman & Salerno. David Valdes and Richard Baneham serve as executive producers.
The dazzling world premiere in London’s Leicester Square on Tuesday, December 6, included stars Worthington, Saldaña, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Kate Winslet, Joel David Moore, Jamie Flatters, Trinity Jo-Li Bliss, Jack Champion, Brendan Cowell, Bailey Bass, as well as Cameron and Landau.
And on Friday, December 9, Worthington, Saldaña, Weaver, Lang, Cameron, and Landau attended the Korean premiere and photo call in Seoul.
Tokyo welcomed the stars and filmmakers on Saturday, December 10, at Toho Cinemas Hibiya Midtown. Worthington, Saldaña, Weaver, Lang, Cameron, Landau, and more greeted fans, signing autographs and posing for selfies.
Check out more photos from the Avatar: The Way of Water global premieres in the gallery below.