Take a look at six brand new hi-res photos from “Avatar,” sci-fi action-adventure movie which will hit the theaters on December 18th.
Avatar is the story of an ex-Marine who finds himself thrust into hostilities on an alien planet filled with exotic life forms. As an Avatar, a human mind in an alien body, he finds himself torn between two worlds, in a desperate fight for his own survival and that of the indigenous people.
The first trailer of “Avatar” will be released online at 10 AM EST on Thursday, August 20. Apple will make the exclusive revelation. The day after on August 21, 20th Century Fox will free screen around fifteen minutes of the sci-fi film for two times, at 6:00 P.M. and at 6:30 P.M., in 101 selected IMAX venues in the U.S. and Canada. More info on the free screening can be obtained through AvatarMovie.com.
“Avatar,” both written and directed by Oscar winning filmmakerJames Cameron, stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder, Peter Mensah, Giovanni Ribisi, Laz Alonso, Wes Studi, Stephen Lang and Matt Gerald.
More than ten years in the making, Avatar marks James Cameron’s return to feature directing since helming 1997’s Titanic, the highest grossing film of all time and winner of eleven Oscars® including Best Picture. WETA Digital, renowned for its work in “The Lord of the Rings Trilogy” and “King Kong,” will incorporate new intuitive CGI technologies to transform the environments and characters into photorealistic 3D imagery that will transport the audience into the alien world rich with imaginative vistas, creatures and characters.