Crazy Rich Asians Star Michelle Yeoh Joins the Cast of Upcoming Avatar Sequels

PEOPLE.com | 4/15/2019 | Staff
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Avatar 2 is adding to its cast!

Michelle Yeoh is set to star as human scientist Dr. Karina Mogue in James Cameron‘s upcoming sequel to his 2009 blockbuster Avatar, according to Variety.

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Yeoh, 56, is joining Zoë Saldana, Sam Worthington, Kate Winslet, Sigourney Weaver, David Thewlis and Edie Falco.

The Crazy Rich Asians star is currently starring in CBS’ Star Trek: Discovery. She’s previously worked on the Oscar-winning film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Tomorrow Never Dies and Memoirs of a Geisha.

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Cameron, 64, has four Avatar sequels in the works, the second of which will be released in December 2020.

While the plot for the highly-anticipated sequel remains largely under wraps, Cameron gave a few tidbits about what to expect in a new interview with Empire in February.

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Cameron revealed the sequel takes plays a few years after the original left off and Jake (Worthington) and Neytiri (Saldana) are still together and have an...
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