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Variety reports:

A decade after “Avatar” cemented its place in box office record books, director James Cameron is returning to the lush world of Pandora with “The Way of Water.” Will moviegoers be eager to reconnect with the Na’vi?

Based on opening weekend projections, it appears that Jake Sully and company have — against all odds – remained in the public consciousness.

The film is poised to debut to $150 million to $175 million, a towering start for a tentpole that doesn’t involve superheroes. But as the sequel to the highest-grossing movie in history, “Avatar 2” has some pretty high expectations to clear.

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