James Cameron made a guest appearance on CBC's The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos and talked about his sci-fi action thriller Avatar, which opens in theaters December 18, 2009. Watch the full interview below!

The film is set in the future, when Jake, a paraplegic war veteran is brought to another planet called 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.

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The film stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez, Giovanni Ribisi, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder, Peter Mensah, Laz Alonso, Wes Studi, and Stephen Lang.