February 23, 2007 08:01:01 GMT
The 20th Century Fox has revealed that James Cameron's "Avatar" will open in theaters on Memorial Day weekend in 2009.
Picking up perfect time to release its long-awaited project of "Avatar", the 20th Century Fox has announced that the sci-fi epic will come to the theaters on Memorial Day weekend in 2009 which means that it is not until late May of the year that moviegoers finally can see the flick on the silver screen.
Described to be a hybrid with a full live-action shoot in combination with computer-generated characters and live environments, the ambitious feature centers on a wounded ex-marine who gets involved in a battle for survival when he is assigned to exploit an exotic planet rich in bio-diversity.
Prominent filmmaker James Cameron is on board to write and direct as well as to produce alongside Jon Landau and Rae Sanchini. Confirmed to star are Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Wes Studi, and Peter Mensah among others.