- Avatar: The Way of Water has already made a mark at the box office with over $500 million in collections worldwide
- Digital rights for the film have already by acquired by an OTT giant
- Fans will be able to watch Avatar: The Way of Water on Disney+ Hotstar
One of the highly anticipated releases of the year, Avatar: The Way of Water, has been released globally and is creating waves with the box office collection. As per reports, the film has already made over $500 million worldwide and broken records in the first week of its release. While the film might screen in theatres for a few weeks, the buzz in the media states that the OTT rights of Avatar: The Way of Water have already been acquired.
Avatar: The Way of Water – Cast and Crew
Directed by James Cameron, the screenplay of Avatar: The Way of Water has been co-written by James Cameron, Rick Jaffa, and Amanda Silver. Amanda Silver, Josh Friedman and Shane Salerno have also contributed to the story, which is based on the characters developed by James Cameron. The film stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldaña, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang and Kate Winslet in pivotal roles. The cinematography of the film is done by Russell Carpenter, and the editing has done by Stephen E. Rivkin, David Brenner, John Refoua and James Cameron. Simon Franglen has given the music for the film.
Produced by Lightstorm Entertainment and TSG Entertainment, Avatar: The Way of Water is distributed by Universal Pictures.
Avatar: The Way of Water – OTT Release Details
The film will be released globally on December 16, 2022. The theatres are packed in India, and fans have pre-booked the tickets well in advance. Reports state that the OTT rights have also been finalised for the film, and it is being said that fans can watch Avatar: The Way of Water on Disney+ Hotstar. An official announcement regarding the same is awaited from the makers.
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Avatar: The Way of Water – Trailer and Premise
The film revolves around Jake Sully and Ney’tiri’s family, who are facing challenges in staying together. On a quest to explore Pandora, the family has to leave their homes and face threats by fighting a war against humans. The official premise, as shared by the makers on IMDb, reads, “Jake Sully lives with his newfound family formed on the extrasolar moon, Pandora. Once a familiar threat returns to finish what was previously started, Jake must work with Neytiri and the army of the Na’vi race to protect their home.”
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Avatar: The Way of Water – Box Office Records
Reviews shared by several publications mentioned that the recently released Avatar has several aspects which are loved by the audience. Technicalities like CGI, 3D and projection are cutting-edge, making it a must-watch film. While the film has already made collections of over $500 million, trade experts believe that Avatar: The Way of Water will continue to have a strong hold in theatres for the coming weeks. Ahead of breaking the records, the film, on first Monday, had already grossed $497.1 million globally and has created a strong impression worldwide. Meanwhile, a report published in Deadline said, “Already, the 20th Century Studios/Disney sci-fi adventure sequel has helped push the Walt Disney Studios past the $4B worldwide mark for 2022.”
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10