Avatar: The Way of Water is an upcoming American epic science-fiction film

directed by James Cameron and produced by 20th Century Studios.

It is the second film in Cameron's Avatar franchise, following Avatar (2009).

Cameron is producing the film with Jon Landau, with Josh Friedman originally announced as Cameron's co-writer

Cameron, who had stated in 2006 that he would like to make sequels to Avatar if it was successful

The film's theatrical release has been subject to repeated delays, with the latest occurring on July 23, 2020.

It is currently planned for a release on December 16, 2022

with the following three sequels to be released, respectively, on December 20, 2024, December 18, 2026, and December 22, 2028.

The first sequel would focus on the ocean of Pandora and also feature more of the rainforest.