Avatar: The Way of Water, directed by James Cameron and produced by 20th Century Studios, is an upcoming American epic science-fiction film.

Following Avatar, it is the second installment in Cameron's Avatar franchise (2009).

Cameron is producing the film alongside Jon Landau, with Josh Friedman initially announced as Cameron's co-writer; however, it was later revealed that Cameron, Friedman, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, and Shane Salerno all participated in the writing process of all sequels before being credited with separate scripts, leaving the final writing credits unclear.

Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldaa, Stephen Lang, Giovanni Ribisi, Joel David Moore, Dileep Rao, CCH Pounder, and Matt Gerald reprise their roles from the first film, while Sigourney Weaver appears in a new character.

Kate Winslet, Cliff Curtis, Edie Falco, Brendan Cowell, Michelle Yeoh, Jemaine Clement, Oona Chaplin, Vin Diesel, and CJ Jones are among the new cast members.

Following the great success of the original film, Cameron announced the first two sequels in 2010, with The Way of Water set for a 2014 release.

Cameron had mentioned in 2006 that if Avatar was successful, he would like to produce sequels.

However, the addition of three more sequels (to the first) and the need to develop new technology in order to film performance capture scenes underwater, which had never been done before, resulted in significant delays to give the crew more time to work on the writing, preproduction, and visual effects.

Preliminary filming began on August 15, 2017, in Manhattan Beach, California, and concluded on September 25, 2017, in New Zealand, alongside Avatar 3; filming was completed in late September 2020, after more than three years of filming, despite production being halted due to the COVID-19 epidemic.

Premise- Avatar: The Way of Water opens more than a decade after the events of the first film, telling the narrative of the Sully family, the turmoil that follows them, the lengths they go to keep each other safe, the fights they fight to stay alive, and the tragedies they face.