Picking up more than 10 years after the end of the first movie, in the latest film, Jake Sully lives with his new family on the planet of Pandora. A familiar threat returns and forces the protagonist to lead the army of the alien Na'vi race to protect their planet.
As a lot of the scenes took place underwater, Cameron and his team tailored a motion-capture system specialized for underwater cinematography. Moreover, the crew prepared a gigantic 900,000-gallon water tank that could simulate currents and waves in a raging ocean.
The movie will be released in multiple formats, including 3D formats of the Cinity and IMAX systems, aimed to create a fully immersive experience.
China's sluggish movie market has struggled for a shortage of quality blockbusters and closure of cinemas amid the pandemic resurgence, making the Avatar sequel a big hope for many insiders near the end of this year, according to industry observers.