The follow-up to the biggest movie ever made is now in theatres. Avatar: The Way of Water is a new movie by director James Cameron. It picks up where his 2009 movie Avatar left off.
A decade later, Jake Sully (Sam Worthington) and Neytiri (Zoe Saldana) have their own family, but the dangerous, invasive power of the Resources Development Administration (RDA) continues to threaten their lives.
As if that wasn’t bad enough, an old enemy is trying to come back and could destroy everything they care about. Here’s everything you need to know about the actors in Avatar: The Way of Water and what they do in the movie.
Avatar: The Way of Water Cast List
The following cast members appear in Avatar: The Way of Water.
- Sam Worthington as Jake Sully
- Sigourney Weaver as Kiri and Dr Grace Augustine
- Zoe Saldaña as Neytiri
- Stephen Lang as Colonel Miles Quaritch
- Kate Winslet as Ronal
- Cliff Curtis as Tonowari
- Joel David Moore as Dr Norm Spellman
- CCH Pounder as Mo’at
- Edie Falco as General Frances Ardmore
- Brendan Cowell as Captain Mick Scoresby
- Filip Geljo as Aonung
- Duane Evans, Jr as Rotxo
- Giovanni Ribisi as Parker Selfridge
- Dileep Rao as Dr Max Patel
- Matt Gerald as Corporal Lyle Wainfleet
- Jermaine Clement as Dr Ian Garvin
- Jamie Flatters as Neteyam
- Britain Dalton as Lo’ak
- Trinity Jo-Li Bliss as Tuk
- Bailey Bass as Tsireya
Find out more about the actors and actresses in Avatar: The Way of Water.
Jake Sully is played by Sam Worthington
What does Jake Sully do? Jake, the main character in the first movie, is a human who fell in love with the Na’vi warrior Neytiri and now fights alongside the Na’vi against the humans who have invaded Pandora. After using the Avatar programme to get a body, he decided at the end of the first movie to become a Na’vi for good. Now he has a child and a wife.
In what other movies has Sam Worthington acted? Worthington is an Australian actor who has also been in hit movies like Clash of the Titans, Wrath of the Titans, Terminator Salvation, The Debt, Everest, Hacksaw Ridge, The Shack, Fractured, and Man on a Ledge.\
Dr. Grace Augustine and Kiri played by Sigourney Weaver
Who is Kiri? Teenage Na’vi daughter that Jake and Neytiri raised as their own.
Who is Grace Augustine, M.D.? Scientist from Earth who helped Jake and the Na’vi in the first movie and died for it.
In what other movies has Sigourney Weaver acted? The actress is best known for playing Ellen Ripley in the Alien movies and Dana Barrett in the Ghostbusters movies. She has won many awards and is a Hollywood icon. Weaver has also been in Gorillas in the Mist, Working Girl, The Ice Storm, Holes, The Village, and WALL-E.
Zoe Saldaña as Neytiri
As the future Tsahk of her Na’vi clan and Jake’s partner, she and Jake have started a family.
What else has Zoe Saldaña? Saldana is best known for her roles in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Gamora and in the Star Trek films as Nyota Uhuru. She has also been in two Netflix shows, The Adam Project and From Scratch.
Stephen Lang as Colonel Miles Quaritch
Who is Miles Quaritch, Colonel? Quaritch was the main bad guy in the first movie. He led the military forces of the RDA against the Na’vi on Pandora, but he died in the process. Quaritch comes back to life in the new movie as a Recombinant, which is an Avatar with human memories.
What else has Stephen Lang been in? The American actor is best known for his parts in Manhunter, Gettysburg, Tombstone, Gods and Generals, Public Enemies, Conan the Barbarian, The Girl on the Train, and Don’t Breathe.
Kate Winslet as Ronal
A free diver from the Metkayina reef people clan and Tonowari’s pregnant wife.
What else has Kate Winslet been in? The famous British actress is a star in Hollywood and has won an Oscar for her acting. Winslet’s most famous role was as Rose in James Cameron’s Titanic. She also played roles in Sense and Sensibility, Heavenly Creatures, Finding Neverland, Little Children, The Reader, Revolutionary Road, Steve Jobs, Mildred Pierce, and Mare of Easttown.
Cliff Curtis as Tonowari
The head of the Metkayina reef people clan and Ronal’s husband.
In what other movies has Cliff Curtis acted? The New Zealand actor has been in movies like Three Kings, Whale Rider, Collateral Damage, The Dark Horse, and Doctor Sleep.
Joel David Moore as Dr Norm Spellman
In the first movie, this person was part of the Avatar programme and sided with the Na’vi against the RDA.
What else has Joel David Moore been in? Moore is best known for his roles in Dodgeball, Grandma’s Boy, Art School Confidential, and Hatchet.
CCH Pounder as Mo’at
The mother of Neytiri and the Omaticaya leader Tsahk.
What else has CCH Pounder been in? The Guyanese-American actress is known for her roles on The X Files, ER, The Shield, The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, Warehouse 13, Sons of Anarchy, NCIS: New Orleans, and Justice League Unlimited.