"Throughout her career, Michelle has always created unique and memorable characters. I look forward to working with Michelle to do the same thing on the 'Avatar' sequels," Cameron tweeted.
Yeoh has enjoyed a long career and starred in Ang Lee's groundbreaking martial arts film 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' in 2000, and was recently seen on the big screen in the hit romantic comedy 'Crazy Rich Asians'.
Yeoh previously starred in the James Bond film 'Tomorrow Never Dies' and Danny Boyle's 'Sunshine'.
Cameron's 'Avatar', released in 2009, stands as the highest grossing film of all time, with earnings to the tune of $2.7 billion globally. The first of its four sequels is dated for December 18, 2020, and stars Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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