“Avatar: The Way of Water” filmmakers James Cameron and Jon Landau were honored earlier today with a Handprints and Footprints Ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX® in Hollywood. Among the attendees at the ceremony, in which Cameron and Landau put their handprints and footprints in cement in the legendary movie palace’s forecourt were ”Avatar: The Way of Water” cast members Sigourney Weaver and Stephen Lang.
This honor comes on the heels of their nomination today by the Producers Guild of America (PGA) for producing “Avatar: The Way of Water,” the most successful worldwide release of 2022 and the seventh highest grossing film of all time worldwide. In addition, the film has been nominated for six Critics Choice awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, and two Golden Globe® awards, for Best Picture and Best Director, and has been selected as one of the year’s top films by the AFI and National Board of Review.
Set more than a decade after the events of the first film, “Avatar: The Way of Water” begins to tell the story of the Sully family (Jake, Neytiri, and their kids), the trouble that follows them, the lengths they go to keep each other safe, the battles they fight to stay alive, and the tragedies they endure.
Directed by James Cameron and produced by Cameron and Jon Landau, the Lightstorm Entertainment Production stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldaña, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang and Kate Winslet. Screenplay by James Cameron & Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver. Story by James Cameron & Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver & Josh Friedman & Shane Salerno. David Valdes and Richard Baneham serve as the film’s executive producers.
About the TCL Chinese Theatres: Since 1927, The TCL Chinese Theatre has been the home of the most important, star powered red carpet movie premieres and special events, where Hollywood’s biggest and brightest talents have come to watch their movies. The most famous movie theatre on the globe is world-renowned for its unique forecourt of the stars, featuring cement hand and footprints of major movie stars, from Marilyn Monroe to Brad Pitt, and numerous stars from all eras of Hollywood. In 2013, the main theatre was relaunched as the world’s largest IMAX® theatre. www.tclchinesetheatres.com