After the cover dedicated to the character of Kate Winslet in Avatar: The Way of the Water.
Empire magazine has revealed a second cover dedicated to another character of the film: Kiri. A teenage Na’vi adopted by Jake and Neytiri, played by Sigourney Weaver .
The actress explained to the magazine:
“I think we all remember more or less how we felt as teenagers. I certainly remember it. At 11, I was 1.75 / 1.80 tall. I am convinced that Kiri would have felt uncomfortable for a long time. She is looking for herself. I was thrilled to receive this challenge from Jim ”.
For a 60-year-old woman playing a teenager is a challenge, director James Cameron admitted :
“As an actor’s challenge, it’s remarkable. We’re going to have a 60-year-old actress playing a character [decades younger] her real biological age. Sig thought you were very funny. Sigourney became younger. She looked younger, she had more energy, and she never left Kiri throughout the filming period. She had a light on her face, a lightness in her step and a funny spirit ”.
Set more than ten years after the events of the first film, Avatar: The Waterway begins to tell the story of the Sully family (Jake, Neytiri and their children), of the danger that follows them, of where they are willing to go to keep themselves. safe from each other, from the battles they fight to stay alive and the tragedies they face.
Directed by James Cameron and produced by Cameron and Jon Landau, the film stars Zoe Saldana, Sam Worthington, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Cliff Curtis, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder, Edie Falco, Jemaine Clement, Giovanni Ribisi and Kate Winslet .
Avatar will arrive in Italian cinemas again on September 22nd, Avatar: La Via dell’Acqua will be distributed in our cinemas from December 16th .