Michelle Yeoh joins Avatar sequels

Famous person actor Michelle Yeoh is heading to Pandora to affix the Avatar sequels as a scientist named Dr. Karina Mogue. The Avatar sequels at the moment are formally a part of the Disney household now that the acquisition of 21st Century Fox has been accomplished

“Michelle has at all times created distinctive and memorable characters,” stated Avatar director James Cameron in a tweeted assertion. “I stay up for working along with her to do the identical factor on the Avatar sequels.”

Yeoh is at present starring within the CBS All Entry collection Star Trek Discovery as Captain Philippa Georgiou. Her character has been introduced as having its personal spinoff collection along with her within the lead. She additionally appeared in final yr’s huge display screen romantic comedy “Loopy Wealthy Asians,” which was a field workplace hit final August.

Most American audiences first met Yeoh within the James Bond movie “Tomorrow By no means Dies” or the groundbreaking martial arts movie “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.” Recognized initially for her martial arts films, Yeoh has additionally proven a variety from drama to motion and comedy.

Within the Avatar sequels, she joins the comply with ups to the 2009 authentic which nonetheless stands as the best grossing film of all time at $2.7 billion worldwide. The primary of the 4 sequels will return many of the authentic stars, together with Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana. Digital movement seize work has been largely accomplished and now the manufacturing is doing a little reside motion filming.

With Pandora – The World of Avatar opened at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Disney now formally the proprietor of all 21st Century Fox titles as of final month, the Avatar franchise has the potential to be some of the worthwhile in Disney’s library.

Picture courtesy of 21st Century Fox

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