Avatar: The Way of Water is a 2022 American epic science fiction film directed by James Cameron from a screenplay co-written by Cameron, Rick Jaffa, and Amanda Silver, based on a story written by the trio with Josh Friedman and Shane Salerno.
It is the sequel to Avatar (2009) and the second film in the Avatar franchise, produced by Lightstorm Entertainment and TSG Entertainment and distributed by 20th Century Studios.
Is Avatar: The Way of Water Streaming or in Theaters?
Nobody should be surprised that Cameron believes the best way to experience the next Avatar film is in a theatre, and that’s where it will be playing exclusively come December.
Though no official date has been set, 20th Century Fox’s parent company practically guarantees the next film will be available on Disney+ around a month and a half after its theatrical release.
What is the Release Date for Avatar: The Way of Water?
The wait for the next chapter in the Avatar saga finally comes to a close right before Christmas, with fans able to charter a return trip to Pandora as soon as Friday, December 16th, 2022.
Where to Watch the First Avatar
You have a few options if you want to watch or re-watch the first Avatar movie before diving into the sequel.
If you already have a Disney+ subscription, you can watch Avatar for free. If you don’t have access to that streaming service, you can rent or buy the movie from Amazon or Apple TV. You can watch the movie by clicking on the links provided below.
- Disney+ (Stream)
- Amazon Prime Video (Rent or Buy)
- Apple TV (Rent or Buy)
Avatar: The Way of Water Cast
Avatar: The Way of Water was written by James Cameron, Rick Jaffa, and Amanda Silver. It was directed by James Cameron and stars the following actors:
- Sam Worthington as Jake
- Zoe Saldana as Neytiri
- Sigourney Weaver as Kiri
- Stephen Lang as Quaritch
- Kate Winslet as Ronal
Avatar: The Way of Water Rating and Runtime
Avatar: The Way of Water is rated PG-13 for intense violence and action sequences, partial nudity, and some strong language.
The film lasts 3 hours and 12 minutes, including credits.
Is Avatar 2 in 3d?
Depending on which theatre you go to, Avatar: The Way of Water is available in both 3D and standard formats.
If you want to get the full Avatar experience for the sequel, you’ll need to put on 3D glasses.