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‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Has to Become the fifth Grossing Film of All Time to Break Even

‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Has to Become the fifth Grossing Film of All Time to Break Even


Making Avatar: The Way of Water was an costly endeavor, which suggests its field workplace numbers should be within the billions.

Before we bounce into the numbers, there’s a brand new trailer. It offers a bit extra concerning the plot however is all concerning the film’s lovely visuals. Avatar: The Way of Water continues the themes of the primary film whereas increasing the world of Pandora. The story picks up ten years after the primary film and follows Sully’s household as they should discover a new dwelling after the Tree of Souls has been burned to ash. The Na’vi proceed to battle with the colonizers who’re nonetheless mining Pandora for its sources – destroying extra territory and lives as they go.


Budget vs. Potential

There’s lower than a month until the long-awaited sequel hits screens, and there’s a little bit of a fear about its monetary success.

When Avatar got here out in 2009, it was a shock to the system. The story by director James Cameron is meh (Ferngully meets Dances With Wolves), however it didn’t matter; the tech was the actual star. It was superb to look at, and the mocap set a brand new benchmark. A benchmark we’ve handed a few instances over. Beautiful CG is one thing we see a number of. IMAX and 3D are now not unique codecs. The film must depend on its story’s deserves extra this time and hope its visuals are sufficient to persuade of us to go to theaters a number of instances.

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Reports are saying that Avatar: The Way of Water might want to earn $2 billion on the field workplace to show a revenue, which might put it within the fifth top-grossing film of all time. There’s not a public quantity on the market for the way massive the funds is, however James Cameron instructed GQ it was “very fucking [expensive]” to create. twentieth Century Studios is making a pricey gamble which will find yourself biting them within the ass.

Cameron has a number of confidence in his film (after all he does, he’s James Cameron)…

“I said something I’ve never said to anybody else in the business. I think this movie is going to make all the fucking money. And when it does, it’s going to be too late for you to love the film. The time for you to love the movie is today. So I’m not asking you to say something that you don’t feel, but know that I will always know that no matter how complimentary you are about the movie in the future when it makes all the money.”

The trailers have proven it has potential however is it $2 billion potential? Unlike its director, I’m not so positive – particularly within the post-pandemic local weather when Marvel motion and CG fests routinely aren’t breaking $800 million on the field workplace. It additionally has a run time of three hours and 10 minutes which isn’t going to assist. We’ll should see how this seems subsequent month.

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Avatar: The Way Of Water Details

James Cameron is again within the director’s chair. Original solid members embrace Sam Worthington as Jake Sully and Zoe Saldana as Neytiri. Also returning are Stephen Lang and Sigourney Weaver. New additions Kate Winslet, Michelle Yeoh, and Vin Diesel will be part of them.

“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.”

Avatar: The Way of Water arrives in theaters on December 16. Tickets are on sale now.


Pop tradition workers author that has been on the BoLS workforce since 2010. Contributor on the One of Us podcast. Marvel, Vertigo, and dystopian sci-fi fan. Enjoys dangerous films, superb stunt performances, and the web. Hates rom-coms. (she/they)

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