How James Cameron Executed Complex VFX in ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’
Following the success of 2009’s groundbreaking Avatar, James Cameron began writing a new story that would take Jake Sully (Sam Worthington), Neytiri (Zoe Saldaña) and their children on an emotional journey in a new region of Pandora — moving from its bioluminescent forest to its seas in the hopes of protecting their family from the […]
Box Office: ‘Avatar 2’ Opens to $134M, Behind Expectations But Still Sizable
James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water topped the domestic box office with a $134 million opening, less than expected but still a sizable number as the film heads into the merriest corridor of the year in terms of moviegoing. Even rival studios believe Avatar 2 will have robust legs over the holidays and into […]
‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Charts Course for Year’s Best Global Box Office Opening
James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water is finally setting sail. Hollywood and worried theater owners are counting on the long-awaited sequel to close out 2022 in grand fashion after a tough fall season. If tracking is correct, The Way of Water should score a domestic debut of $150 million to $175 million, and $450 […]
Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldaña on First Diving Into ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’: “How Am I Going to Do This?”
After a whirlwind international press tour, the cast and creatives behind Avatar: The Way of Water finally brought the highly anticipated sequel to Los Angeles on Monday night — though without the team’s fearless leader. Writer-director James Cameron had to miss the event after testing positive for COVID-19, but that did not stop Disney from […]
‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Review: James Cameron’s Mega-Sequel Delivers on Action, Emotion and Thrilling 3-D Visuals
Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldaña return to Pandora with a Na’vi family to protect as the “Sky People” menace follows them to a bioluminescent ocean hideout.
James Cameron Joins Sigourney Weaver, Kate Winslet for ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ World Premiere in London
Almost 13 years to the day that James Cameron brought his blue 3D aliens to London for the 2009 Avatar world premiere, setting the wheels in motion for what would become the highest-grossing film of all time (current figure: $2.92 billion), the director landed back in the British capital to give the same treatment to […]
‘Avatar’ Rerelease Could Benefit Slow September for Theaters
Disney and 20th Century confirmed Tuesday that James Cameron’s Avatar will return to theaters nationwide and overseas on Sept. 23 in remastered 4K High Dynamic Range. The rerelease of Avatar comes three months before the highly anticipated sequel Avatar: The Way of Water hits the big screen around the globe, including on Dec. 16 in […]
Cannes: Jennifer Hudson, Common, Milla Jovovich, Quvenzhane Wallis to Star in Action-Thriller ‘Breathe’
A quartet of names — including two Academy Award winners — have joined the upcoming action-thriller Breathe, with another currently circling the project. Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls, Respect), Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil), Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild, Annie) and Oscar winner Common (Wanted, Suicide Squad) are set to star in the film, […]
Wyatt Russell, Sam Worthington Among 10 Cast in ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’
Dustin Lance Black and FX on Hulu have rounded out the cast for Under the Banner of Heaven. Wyatt Russell and Sam Worthington are among 10 new faces tapped to join leads Andrew Garfield and Daisy Edgar-Jones in the limited series adaptation of Jon Krakauer’s best-seller, Under the Banner of Heaven. The series revolves around […]
Cannes: Sam Worthington Joins Thriller ‘Transfusion’, Altitude Launching Sales
Sam Worthington is set to play a former Special Forces operative in Transfusion, the directorial debut from AACTA-nominated actor Matt Nable (Hacksaw Ridge, Killer Elite). With production now underway in Sydney, Altitude has added the muscular thriller to its sales slate and will launch international sales at Cannes’ virtual market. Also starring Phoebe Tonkin, Transfusion […]
Berlin First Look: Thomas Jane in Western Thriller ‘The Last Son’ (Exclusive)
Sam Worthington, Machine Gun Kelly and Heather Graham also star in the film, about an outlaw cursed by a terrible prophecy and being sold at Berlin's European Film Market by VMI Worldwide.
Sam Worthington to Play Hostage Negotiator in Action Thriller ‘Counterplay’
Sam Worthington is set to play a hostage negotiator forced out of retirement in Blue Fox's action thriller 'Counterplay.'