‘Avatar’: Matt Gerald Officially Returning For Sequels

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Deadline reports Matt Gerald (Daredevil) is set to reprise his role as Corporal Lyle Wainfleet in the upcoming sequels to James Cameron‘s Avatar.

Gerald joins Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Joel David Moore, and C. C. H. Pounder who are also returning for the sequels along and newcomers Cliff Curtis and Oona Chaplin.

Production on the first sequel is expected to begin this fall. Plot details remain under wraps, however, the sequels will continue to bring the world of Pandora to life and expand Cameron’s vision they explore new locations on the planet not seen in the first film. The sequels are said to be four standalone experiences that will form together one epic saga that Cameron has spent the last several years writing.

Weta Digital, Peter Jackson’s New Zealand based visual effects has already begun their work on all four of Cameron’s sequels to Avatar.

The original Avatar popularized 3D in cinemas and remains the top-grossing film at the global box office with $2.7B. The film was first released on December 18, 2009, followed by a subsequent release of a special edition on August 27, 2010.

Avatar 2 is currently slated to hit theaters on December 18, 2020, with the additional three follow-ups releasing on December 17, 2021, December 20, 2024, and December 19, 2025.

Source: Deadline

Michael Mistroff

Michael Mistroff

News Editor, Film/TV Reporter at Heroic Hollywood.