Stars and filmmakers came together in Hollywood tonight to celebrate the U.S. Premiere of 20th Century Studios’ ”Avatar: The Way of Water,” which opens in theaters this Friday. Footage and stills from the event, which was sponsored in part by Dolby Cinema and Mercedes-Benz AG, are now available. Attendees included cast members Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldaña, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Joel David Moore, Jamie Flatters, Britain Dalton, Trinity Jo-Li Bliss, Jack Champion, Bailey Bass and Duane Evans, Jr., producer Jon Landau and singer/songwriter Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye.
Other celebrity attendees included Arnold Schwarzenegger, Henry Cavill, Heidi Klum, Daveed Diggs, Halle Bailey, Danny Ramirez, Eugenio Derbez, Kumail Nanjiani & Emily Gordon, H.E.R., Robert Rodriguez, Raven-Symone, Jason Alexander, Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman, Frances Fisher, Tom Arnold and Michael Mann.
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.
Directed by James Cameron and produced by Cameron and Jon Landau, the Lightstorm Entertainment Production stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldaña, Sigourney Weaver, StephenLangand Kate Winslet. Screenplay by James Cameron & Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver. Story by James Cameron & Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver & Josh Friedman & Shane Salerno. David Valdes and Richard Baneham serve as the film’s executive producers.
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Experience “Avatar: The Way of Water” the way its filmmakers intended at Dolby Cinema in Dolby Vision 3D, and discover unmatched picture quality, incredible brightness, vibrant colors and exceptional 3D accuracy, for a truly unique experience so lifelike, you’ll feel like you’re in Pandora. Get your tickets to “Avatar: The Way of Water” in Dolby Cinema.
ABOUT MERCEDES-BENZ AG:
Mercedes‑Benz AG, one of the world's largest manufacturers of luxury passenger cars, collaborates with “Avatar: The Way of Water.” The show car VISION AVTR – inspired by AVATAR – represents the close collaboration and aims to embed themes such as sustainability, mobility of the future, technology and innovation within an emotional brand experience. The co-promotional campaign builds upon the concept “Earth is our Pandora;” the messaging focuses on the shared values of sustainability and humankind’s relationship with our planet.