Although Sigourney Weaver’s Dr. Grace Augustine finally died within the first Avatar movie, one of many first shocking particulars director James Cameron shared concerning the movie’s sequel, Avatar: The Means of Water, was that Weaver was set to return as a mysterious new character. Whereas Avatar’s story of symbiotic aliens may doubtlessly have led to resurrecting Dr. Augustine in an imaginative manner, it seems that The Means of Water’s taking a way more shocking method to incorporating Weaver again into the franchise.
Avatar: The Means of Water’s first trailer revealed that its story would give attention to the blended household that former human Jake Sully (Sam Worthington) and the Na’vi Neytiri (Zoe Saldaña) started after the unique movie. Stunning because it was to see that Jake and Neytiri had seemingly adopted a human child, in a current interview with Empire journal, Cameron shared extra particulars concerning the couple’s different youngster, Kiri, which will level to her being the extra intriguing of the 2 siblings.
Regardless of Kiri being a youngster, Cameron revealed that Weaver will play the character and that the 72-year-old actress had “all types of enjoyable” working with precise teenage ladies to develop a way of what sort of individual she is.
“Sigourney simply turned youthful,” Cameron mentioned of Weaver’s efficiency on set. “She seemed youthful, she had extra power, and he or she by no means fairly stepped out of Kiri for our complete seize interval. She had a glow on her face and lightness in her step and a enjoyable spirit.”
Apparently, Cameron additionally shared that Kiri is adopted, which means that there could also be some kind of connection between her and Dr. Augustine past them being portrayed by the identical actress. Weaver didn’t share all that a lot about her new character, however she described having the ability to step into Kiri’s adolescence with familiarity by recalling how awkward she herself was at that age.
“I felt strongly that Kiri would really feel awkward numerous the time,” Weaver mentioned. “She’s trying to find who she is. I used to be thrilled to be provided that problem by Jim.”
Avatar: The Means of Water hits theaters on December sixteenth.