20th Century Fox have released new behind-the-scenes photos from the set of the Avatar sequels. In this picture, Sam Worthington, Kate Winslet, Zoe Saldana and Cliff Curtis are seen floating in a tank during a break from filming in New Zealand
'On the bright side, New Zealand seems to have been very effective in controlling the virus and their goal is not mitigation, but eradication, which they believe that they can do with aggressive contact tracing and testing,' the director said.
The pictures, posted Friday to the official Avatar Twitter account, were taken earlier this year on set in New Zealand. Filming for the sequels is currently on hold due to the coronavirus outbreak, although visual production work is still continuing in Manhattan Beach, California.
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In a change of scene, Santa Claus is donning flippers and a diving mask along with his traditional red-and-white outfit to scuba dive in a Paris aquarium as he teaches kids about global warming and climate issues during the festive season. The aquatic Santa, a professional diver and biologist, may be found swimming among the fish and even a zebra shark every day during the holiday weeks.
While most far-flung travelers and expats scrambled back to their home countries when the coronavirus pandemic began to spread around the world, a hardy group of international backpackers chose to stick it out on Lord Howe Island, 600 kilometres off Australia's east coast.
[The sharks] were knocking it onto the rocks. It like started turning around and then we could see it was the head and the legs,' she said. Swimmers were evacuated from the water and the beach was closed. The body has since been recovered.
He was a kind, gentle, strong man. He only ever saw the best in people. He will be so truly missed by me, by his family and his friends and the world will be a poorer place without this most beautiful man,' Mrs Milligan said.
Avatar 2 and 3 are being filmed at the same time and have a combined budget of $500 million. Despite the COVID-19 outbreak, Avatar 2 is still scheduled to hit cinemas in December 2021. The third film is due for release in 2023.
The island has shut its doors to tourists, leaving little-to-no employment opportunities for the young travelers, some of whom are stuck without sufficient funds to fly to Australia and pay for accommodation there.
Despite being just 11 kilometres long and 2 kilometres wide, the island is home to some of the world's best hike and cycle trails, and boasts world-class snorkelling and scuba diving sites around the nearby Admiralty Islands.
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'There was one day, we have a tank where she was just rehearsing and testing and we have some windows into it, and I go in there and she's just walking on the bottom [of the tank] left and right, left and right, left and right, then she sees me in the window and she just waves. I couldn't believe it!'
'They're all perfectly capable of acting underwater, very calmly while holding their breath. We're not doing any of this on scuba. And we're getting really good data, beautiful character motion and great facial performance capture.'
'In the months of March to April in Lopez Matteo grey whales come to the lagoons to raise their new-born calves - showing them how to dive and survive before they make their journey back to the cold waters of Alaska.
'We've done a tremendous amount of testing. We've got six teenagers and one seven-year-old, and they're all playing a scene underwater. We've been training them for six months now, with how to hold their breath, and they're all up in the two-to-four-minute range,' he explained.
'Kate Winslet had to train in this and she got up to a static breath hold of just about seven minutes. It's amazing, it's mind over matter. You see Kate going underwater and she just felt so comfortable.