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A Glimpse of 'Avatar' From an Official Behind-the-Scene Pic

December 24, 2008 (2:32 am) GMT
Take a look at the behind-the-scene filming of 'Avatar' through the film's first official photo, exposing director James Cameron giving a direction to lead actor Sam Worthington.

The Los Angeles Times has unleashed the first official image of "". Generally a behind-the-scene photo from the forthcoming sci-fi thriller, it exposes director James Cameron giving a direction to star by pointing at something behind the camera. Displaying the set, the picture reveals that Worthington wears a backpack of some sorts and something on both of his wrists.

Developed using a mix of CGI and live action, "Avatar" was shot with a special 3-D camera developed by James Cameron. Directed, co-produced and written also by Cameron, it sees Sam Worthington starring as the pivotal character, a paraplegic ex-marine war veteran, while , and are among the cast ensemble.

The big budget digital 3-D movie follows the ex-marine as he is thrust unwillingly into an effort to settle and exploit an exotic planet rich in bio-diversity, who eventually crosses over to lead the indigenous race in a battle for survival. The 20th Century Fox film is set to hit the U.S. theaters on December 18, 2009.

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