The Weeknd Teases ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Project

The Weeknd Teases ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Project

“12.16. 22,” The Weeknd wrote on Twitter, along with a 12-second clip featuring the blue Avatar logo.

The Weeknd

The Weeknd performs onstage during his “After Hours Til Dawn” tour at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on August 11, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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The Weeknd has something in the works with Avatar: The Way of Water, the upcoming long-awaited sequel to 2009’s Avatar.

“12.16. 22,” The Weeknd wrote on Sunday (Dec. 4) on Twitter, along with a 12-second music clip featuring the blue Avatar logo. Dec. 16 is the day the James Cameron-directed film is set to be released by Disney.

“#AvatarTheWayOfWater x @theweeknd,” the official Avatar account tweeted soon after.

Jon Landau, a film producer, shared a photo with The Weeknd. He wrote, “As The Na’vi say: ‘Zola’u niprrte’ soaiane Avatar ‘… Welcome To the Avatar family .”

The original Avatar was the highest-grossing movie ever made ($2. 92 billion worldwide) and received nine Oscar nominations, winning three of those awards: best art direction, best cinematography, and best visual effects.

The Weeknd’s fifth studio album, Dawn FM ,, was the last to be released. It peaked at No. 2 on the Bllboard 200 albums chart in January 2022.

Below are teaser tweets regarding The Weeknd’s participation in the new Avatar movie.



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