The long-awaited film Avatar: The Way of Water opens on December 16. Internet reports say the sequel to 2009’s blockbuster Avatar will break box office records.
Early tracking suggests Avatar: The Way of Water will earn $150 million in North America on opening day and $175 million over the opening weekend, per Deadline.
Avatar: The Way of Water could be 2022’s third-highest opening weekend, behind Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness ($187.4 million) and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever ($181 million).
The James Cameron sequel has been delayed from 2014 to 2020 and 2022. The 2009 original Avatar opened to $77 million and grossed $2.7 billion.
This film stars Zoe Saldaa, Sam Worthington, Sigourney Weaver, and Stephen Lang.