Jemaine Clement boards Avatar sequels as Pandora marine biologist
Jemaine Clement has been forged within the upcoming Avatar sequels. The franchise’s official Twitter account dropped the information this morning, saying that the Flight of the Conchords actor will play Dr. Garvin, a marine biologist stationed on Pandora.
📣 Casting announcement!
Jemaine Clement has been forged within the Avatar sequels as Dr. Garvin, a marine biologist on Pandora.
Glad to have you ever aboard @AJemaineClement! It is Enterprise Time. #AvatarFamily 💙 pic.twitter.com/B0EYbtErdo
— Avatar (@officialavatar) Might 15, 2019
Clement joins a powerful array of actors becoming a member of the Avatar franchise, together with Kate Winslet, Edie Falco, Michelle Yeoh, Vin Diesel and Oona Chaplin are additionally becoming a member of the sequels alongside a slate of younger actors. Returning forged members embody Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Joel David Moore, Dileep Rao, Stephen Lang, Matt Gerald and Sigourney Weaver. Cameron just lately defined that Stephen Lang’s Colonel Miles Quaritch is coming again for all 4 sequels and would be the most important villain all through the story. Filming formally began on Avatar 2 and Avatar 3 on September 25, 2017.
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After some shuffling of the schedule, Avatar 2 has been pushed again a full yr from December 18, 2020 to December 17, 2021. Avatar 3 has been pushed again two years December 17, 2021 to December 22, 2023. Avatar 4 will open two years after that on December 19, 2025 (initially December 20, 2024) and Avatar 5 will drop on December 17, 2027 (initially December 19, 2025). Though Avatar 4 and Avatar 5 will solely be launched with director James Cameron’s caveat that Avatar 2 and 3 are profitable on the field workplace.
There are causes to imagine the sequels will do superb, as the primary Avatar movie stays the highest-grossing movie worldwide with over $2.7 billion in field workplace grosses, although Avengers: Endgame, at present at quantity two, appears to be like to be closing the hole.
Principally recognized for comedy, Clement is at present serving as government producer on the FX collection What We Do within the Shadows, primarily based on the 2014 movie he made with Thor: Ragnarok’s Taika Waititi.