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AVATAR: Cliff Curtis Cast In Planned Sequels

Cliff Curtis

Cliff Curtis Set To Play A Lead Role In Avatar Sequels

Fear the Walking Dead actor Cliff Curtis has been cast in a major role in the upcoming sequels to Avatar.

A veteran of film and TV, the New Zealand-born actor has appeared in any number of noteworthy projects. Over the past 20 years, he has had roles in movies like The Piano, Three Kings, Blow, The Majestic, Live Free or Die Hard, 10,000 BC, The Last Airbender, and Colombiana. On the TV front, he has appeared in Missing and Gang Related.

Now, Curtis is slated to play Tonowari, who is described as the leader of a group of reef-dwelling people called Metkayina. Joining him for all four follow-ups are Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, and Sigourney Weaver, all of whom starred in the original 2009 film.

Superherohype, the source of this story, shares the following information about the proposed sequels to the science fiction film:

20th Century Fox and Lightstorm Entertainment recently announced new release dates for all four of the films via the official Avatar Facebook page, saying, “Great to be working with the best team in the business! Avatar takes flight as we begin concurrent production on four sequels. The journey continues December 18, 2020, December 17, 2021, December 20, 2024 and December 19, 2025!” 20th Century Fox had previously announced a December 2018 release date for the first sequel along with the reveal that subsequent films in the franchise would arrive in December 2020, December 2022, and December 2023.

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