Get Ready to Grab the Popcorn! Six Hours of ‘Avatar’ to Be Released This Month

neytiri (left) and jake sully (right) from James Camerons Avatar
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Is there too much of a good thing? For many Disney fans, the answer is often ‘No,’ and the same can go for fans of other Disney-owned franchises.

Marvel Studios fans are often thrilled to hear that another flick is coming to their movie theater, Star Wars fans love seeing more content on Disney+ (or Disney Plus), et cetera.

Now, fans of the Avatar series will soon be able to join the club!

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From Director James Cameron, Avatar: The Way of Water (2022) follows Jake Sully (Sam Worthington), Neytiri (Zoe Saldana), and their family.

Taking place nearly 20 years later, their children Neteyam (Jamie Flatters), Kiri (Grace Augustine), Lo’ak (Britain Dalton), and Tuk (Trinity Bliss) must adapt to new challenges brought on by an old threat: Colonel Miles Quaritch (Stephen Lang).

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When the original Avatar (2009) film debuted, it absolutely dominated theaters, so it makes sense that the sequel has also dazzled audiences. However, this film will soon be leaving the movie theater and will be coming home…with an additional three hours of footage!

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Given the stunning visual effects and revolutionary technology used to film this movie, it comes as no surprise that audiences want to know more about how the Avatar sequel was made.

Luckily, the digital release of Avatar: The Way of Water will come out later this month (on March 28) with three hours worth of “bonus footage,” so grab the popcorn and get ready for those bonus features!

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At this time, there is no date for a Blu-Ray or Disney+ release.

About Isabella Reimer

Isabella Reimer grew up visiting Walt Disney World and relocated to Central Florida to be even closer to The Most Magical Place on Earth. She earned her Bachelor’s from Florida State University, where she studied Creative Writing and Women’s Studies. Her biggest hobby is bonding with the ikran at Avatar Flight of Passage, and her retirement plan includes becoming the 1,000 Happy Haunt of the Haunted Mansion.