“Avatar: The Way of Water,” the long-awaited sequel to “Avatar,” appears full of underwater journeys.

“Avatar” stars Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana are back for the movie, set to open on Dec. 16. with tickets already on sale.

The new trailer aired throughout Monday Night Football on ESPN.

The 2009 movie stays the highest-grossing film of all time, hitting greater than $2.7 billion at the global box office. It is at the moment streaming on Disney+ and had a theatrical re-release earlier this 12 months.

Directed by James Cameron, Worthington and Saldaña return as Jake and Neytiri. They now stay in Pandora with their household.

Cameron, who has been engaged in “The Way of the Water” since 2013, told GQ that for the film to be profitable, it should “should be the third or fourth highest-grossing movie in the historical past. That’s your threshold. That’s your break even.”

Sigourney Weaver, Cliff Curtis, Edie Falco, Michelle Yeoh, Jemaine Clement, Oona Chaplin, Vin Diesel, Stephen Lang, Matt Gerald, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder, Dileep Rao, Giovanni Ribisi, and Kate Winslet additionally star in the movie.

03 Avatar: The Way of Water trailer SCREENSHOT

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The film is the primary of 4 “Avatar” sequels deliberate. An untitled third “Avatar” movie is set for launch on Dec. 20, 2024.

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