The first trailer for Avatar: The Way of Water is getting a lot of views and seems to go even faster than the last Star Wars movies.
The Avatar 2 teaser reached nearly 149 million online views in its first 24 hours. According to Disney (via THR) this is more than the last Star Wars movies. The trailer first came out exclusively in cinemas, before being released online on Monday. The trailer has been viewed 23 million times in China alone.
That’s more than all three recent Star Wars movies. The Rise of Skywalker’s first teaser reached 112.4 million views in its first 24 hours, while other Disney films such as Black Widow reached 116.8 million views and The Incredibles 2 reached 113.1 million views.
Avatar 2 is the first of several planned Avatar sequels. It’s been over ten years since the first Avatar hit theaters.
Avatar: The Way of Water 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.
James Cameron directed the film based on a script he co-wrote with Josh Friedman. Avatar 2 will debut in theaters on December 16, 2022, with Avatar 3 following on December 20, 2024, Avatar 4 in December 2026, and Avatar 5 in December 2028.