Avatar: The Way of Water, the sequel to the highest-grossing film of all time, to help salvage another difficult year for the industry.

Avatar: The Way of Water premiered in London on December 6, 2022, and was theatrically released in the United States on December 16, 2022. Three more sequels are scheduled to arrive in 2024, 2026 and 2028, 

The Way of Water, filmed in 3D and clocking in at more than three hours, opens on Friday and is expected to gross $150mn at the North American box office this weekend.

The Way of Water is expected to gross almost $650mn in the US and $930mn overseas, according to projections by box office forecaster Cinelytic.

James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way Of Water, which hits theatres today (December 16) in India has sold tickets worth Rs. 30 crore nett as reported by Box Office India.

James Cameron’s sequel to his highest grossing movie in the world has earned an expected $17 million from Thursday night shows,

It will be released in India in 2D, 3D, 3D Screen X, 4DX, and IMAX 3D formats in English, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi.

The film is the sequel to the 2009 film Avatar and has actors Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana reprising their roles of Jake Sully and Neytiri. It also stars Kate Winslet, Stephen Lang, David Thewlis, and Brendan Cowell