The teaser completed its first 24-hour on-line window with 148.6 million views, together with 23 million from China alone, based on Disney and twentieth Century.
That’s forward of all latest Star Wars movies, together with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Like Avatar 2, the teaser trailer for that movie additionally performed solely in theaters first.
Avatar 2’s views on YouTube and throughout social media don’t embrace the hundreds of thousands of individuals watching the teaser on the massive display screen earlier than Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness, which opened to an infinite $180.5 million domestically and almost $450 million abroad.
In phrases of different comps for teasers following the identical launch sample, Universal’s F9: The Fast Saga nabbed 202.7 million on-line views in its preliminary 24 hours. Avatar: The Way of Water is available in second, adopted by Black Widow (116.8 million), Incredibles 2 (113.1 million), Rise of Skywalker (112.4 million), amongst different titles.
Cameron’s sequel, which hits theaters Dec. 16, facilities on returning Jake Sully, performed by Sam Worthington, together with Na’vi Neytiri, performed by Zoe Saldaña, and their household, and the lengths they go to maintain one another secure.
Returning stars additionally embrace Sigourney Weaver as Dr. Grace Augustine and Stephen Lang as Colonel Miles Quaritch, and big-name newcomers embrace Vin Diesel and Cameron’s Titanic star Kate Winslet.
Released in 2009, Cameron’s Avatar is the top-grossing movie of all-time on the worldwide field workplace with $2.84 billion, not adjusted for inflation. The authentic Avatar will probably be rereleased in cinemas on Sept. 23, with restored image and sound.
Watch the trailer beneath for Avatar: The Way of Water.