Having recently impressed many in Star Trek: Discovery, genre fave Michelle Yeoh has now joined the Avatar franchise.
Courtesy of the official Avatar Twitter page and a press release, Yeoh will be playing Dr Karina Mogue in the franchise.
In addition to her turn as Philippa Georgiou and her mirror universe counterpart in Discovery, Yeoh is also known for the likes of Supercop, Crazy Rich Asians and Master Z: IP Man Legacy.
By joining James Cameron’s four in-development Avatar sequels, Yeoh joins the returning Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver Stephen Lang, Joel David Moore, Dileep Rao and fellow new additions Kate Winslet, Cliff Curtis, Brendan Cowell and Oona Chaplin.
In terms of plot specifics, very little is known about these upcoming Avatar outings right now. What we do know, however, is that Avatar 2 is set for December 2020, Avatar 3 for December 2021, Avatar 4 for December 2024 and Avatar 5 for December 2025.
To date, James Cameron’s first Avatar is still the highest-grossing movie in history; nabbing a whopping $2.7 billion at the global box office.