News - October 4, 2017

Kate Winslet signs up for key role in Avatar sequels
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Kate Winslet signs up for key role in Avatar sequels

Kate Winslet has signed up for a key role in the Avatar sequels. 

Winslet, who is currently in cinemas in snowy thriller The Mountain Between Us, will reunite with director James Cameron, with whom she made megahit Titanic back in 2017. She will play a character named Ronal. 

Cameron told Deadline about Winslet's casting: "Kate and I have been looking for something to do together for 20 years, since our collaboration on Titanic, which was one of the most rewarding of my career. I can’t wait to see her bring the character of Ronal to life."

The sequels to Avatar have been set by persistent delays. Initially due in 2014, it is now scheduled to arrive in cinemas in December 2020.  The second sequel will open on December 17th in 2021, followed by Avatar 4 on December 20th in 2024 and Avatar 5 on December 19th in 2025.

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