Avatar 2: Pics from the set show Sigourney Weaver filming underwater stunts

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Pics from the Avatar 2 set [Image: Instagram]
Pics from the Avatar 2 set [Image: Instagram]

New Delhi : Ever since the magical view of Pandora debuted online, the internet has been abuzz with the upcoming sequel of Avatar. The makers decided to tease fans with some amazing captures straight from the sets.

The visuals feature sci-fi queen Sigourney Weaver busy with some performance capture work.

The latest photos show Sigourney Weaver filming on the set of James Cameron’s movie while being clad in a motion-capture suit (indicating that she is playing a Na’vi or something non-human).

In another image, Weaver is giving big thumbs up to the cameras.

Director James Cameron and his team are reportedly shooting with a new technology, designed exclusively for the Avatar universe.

Another series of pictures are from a Hawaai trip. The photos however are dated three years old when work on ‘Avatar 2’ began.

The caption reads, “ICYMI: Avatar Producer @JonLandau shared a series of photos from behind-the-scenes of the sequels. To prepare the cast of the Avatar sequels for filming, we took them to Hawaii to experience the underwater world (sic).”

Avatar 2 will see the cast members Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Giovanni Ribisi, Stephen Lang, Joel David Moore, Dileep Rao, CCH Pounder, and Matt Gerald reprising their parts from the prequel.

New members of the cast include Kate Winslet, Cliff Curtis, Edie Falco, Brendan Cowell, Michelle Yeoh, Jemaine Clement, Oona Chaplin, David Thewlis, Vin Diesel, and CJ Jones.

Avatar 2 is slated for release in December of 2022.