TITLE

'Avatar' out of the blue

AUTHOR(S)
Zeitchik, Steven; Kit, Borys
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Hollywood Reporter Weekend Edition;7/24/2009, Vol. 410 Issue 39, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the preview of the 3-D film "Avatar," by director James Cameron and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. (Fox) at the Diego International Comic Convention (Comic-Con) in San Diego, California in July 2009. It has shown a few expositional scenes showing main character Sam Worthington becoming an avatar, a blue-skinned human-alien hybrid, who segued into a series of jungle battle scenes. It also discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the film to Fox.
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44347077

 

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