After years of waiting, director James Cameron finally makes his return to the big screen with the highly anticipated sci-fi epic Avatar. Already receiving huge amount of critical praise, the film is poised to make its worldwide debut this Friday, December 18th. To find out more about the film, we caught up with Cameron, as well as his leading lady Sigourney Weaver and actor Stephen Lang. Check out our exclusive interviews below:

In the future, Jake, a paraplegic war veteran is brought to another planet, Pandora, which is inhabited by the Na'vi, a humanoid race with their own language and culture. Those from Earth find themselves at odds with each other and the local culture. Directed by James Cameron and starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez, Giovanni Ribisi, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder, Peter Mensah, Laz Alonso, Wes Studi, Stephen Lang, and Matt Gerald, Avatar hits theaters this Friday, December 18th, 2009.

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