Sigourney Weaver Plays a Teenager in ‘Avatar 2’: ‘Thrilled to Be Given That Challenge’

Avatar” fans have known for quite some time that Sigourney Weaver is coming back for the upcoming sequel, “Avatar: The Way of Water,” but her return has been a giant question mark, given that her character, Dr.

Grace Augustine, died in the first movie.

It turns out Weaver is playing not only a brand-new character in “The Way of Water,” but a teenage Na’vi who is the adoptive daughter of Jake (Sam Worthington) and Neytiri (Zoe Saldana).

Yes, the 72-year-old Weaver is playing a teenager thanks to the power of James Cameron’s motion-capture technology.“I think we all pretty much remember what we were feeling as adolescents,” Weaver told Empire magazine, who exclusively revealed the character Kiri.

“I certainly do.

I was 5’ 10” or 5’ 11” when I was 11.

I felt strongly that Kiri would feel awkward a lot of the time.

She’s searching for who she is.

I was

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