More than a decade has passed and surely, there would be a lot of changes in Pandora in Avatar: The Way of Water. Be ready for Na'vi kids because Jake and Neytiri would be having a family and James Cameron explains how and why it is necessary for them to build one in the sequel.
The much-awaited sequel, Avatar: The Way of Water, is about to arrive in a few months after more than a decade of waiting and Jake and Neytiri will be having a family to keep the characters grounded and bound to others according to James Cameron in an interview with Empire.
James Cameron even compared Avatar: The Way of Water to big franchises such as the MCU and DC where heroes have no children to bind them with other responsibilities such as keeping a family, with the exception, of course, to some characters.
Cameron said, "I’m a father of five. I look around – I don’t want to specifically say the Marvel Universe, or the DC Universe – at current fantasy and science-fiction and all these heroes seem unbound in the mire of relationships, the stuff that pulls you down and clips your wings, that stops you running around and risking your life."
Cameron added, "I thought, ‘What if I take these incredible characters of Jake and Neytiri and give them a family?’ That gives them feet of clay right there."
In the upcoming movie, the family of Jake and Neytiri will have a big role as Avatar: The Way of Water starts the story where trouble follows the Sully family and they have to do everything to keep each other safe and alive.
Jake and Neytiri's children are as follows: Jamie Flatters as Neteyam, Britain Dalton as Lo'ak, Trinity Bliss as Tuktirey, and Sigourney Weaver as their adoptive daughter, Kiri. A human child also forms part of their family, Jack Champion as Miles Socorro/ Spider.
Avatar: The Way of Water is within the helm of director James Cameron under 20th Century Studios satrring Sam Wothington, Zoe Saldaña, Michelle Yeoh, Kate Winslet, Stephen Lang, Sigourney Weaver, Giovanni Ribisi, Dileep Rao, Matt Gerald, Joel David Moore, Cliff Curtis, Brendan Cowell, Edie Falco, CJ Jones, Oona Chaplin, Jemaine Clement, and Vin Diesel.
Avatar: The Way of Water is set to release in theaters on December 16, 2022.