“Fear the Walking Dead” star Cliff Curtis has joined the cast of all four upcoming sequels to James Cameron’s sci-fi epic “Avatar”.
The New Zealand-born actor will play Tonowari, the leader of the reef people clan called The Metkayina. The new instalments will take place partly underwater.
The production will reportedly work Curtis’ shooting schedule around his commitments to ‘Fear’. Curtis joins returning cast that includes Zoe Saldana, Sam Worthington and Sigourney Weaver.
Production begins at Wellington’s Stone Street Studios next year. The sequels will be released in December 2020, 2021, 2024 and 2025.