Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe to Empire!
Save up to 63%
Want To Be An Empire Journalist?
We're looking for reporters for the BFI London Film Festival
Movie News

02 October 2015
Final Spectre Trailer Flies In
''I came here to kill you...''
First Image From The New Bridget Jones
Renée Zellweger gets technical
Empire Podcast 181: Anne Hathaway And Robert De Niro
The Intern stars stop by for a chat
Sony Plans An Animated Ghostbusters Film
Toon you gonna call?
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Has A New Role In Sight
He's attached to the thriller pitch
More Movie News

14 January 2015
James Cameron Delays First Avatar Sequel To 2017
Your return to Pandora will have to wait a little longer...
More Movie News

Pioneer (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Conan The Barbarian (2011)
Empire Star Rating
Avatar Special Edition (2010)
Empire Star Rating
Avatar (2009)
Empire Star Rating
Avatar (2009)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

New Avatar Quaritch Featurette
The Colonel explains his mission

23 November 2009  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  |  Source: You Tube

submit to reddit

Another day, another tiny taste of what we can expect from James Cameron's Avatar, with a featurette focusing on Stephen Lang and his character Colonel Miles Quaritch, the sinister head of the Marines based on Pandora to protect the human base there.

Quaritch, as had already been hinted and is confirmed by this footage, is a bit of a badass, and is rather lacking when it comes to environmentalist credentials. Instead, he is firmly committed to his mission of stripmining Pandora for its precious mineral, unobtanium.

Avatar is out on December 17 here in the UK.

Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Enjoy An Up Short Online
George & AJ brighten up your Monday
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

Your Comments

There is a precedent for use of the word Unobtainium in sci-fi: n More

Posted by RogueElement at 01:16 on 24 November 2009 | Report This Post

Actually, I am a nay-sayer...
Still looks a like Cameron's got a bad attack of the Emperor's New Clothes. He could've made this in 4D and it still wouldn't look that interesting. Ironically: I really do I hope I'm wrong. More

Posted by Hardhat at 20:32 on 23 November 2009 | Report This Post

I'll be waiting for the bit where Stephen Lang tries to run through a wall. More

Posted by RogueElement at 19:04 on 23 November 2009 | Report This Post

I'm not one of the nay-sayers
but please tell me the mineral is not ACTUALLY called unobtanium More

Posted by Bizz90 at 12:34 on 23 November 2009 | Report This Post

Love that bloody music.
Some of the glimpses of the movie in this tiny feature are actually more exciting and EPIC than the ones seen in either of the full trailers. Booked my tickets yesterday for Cardiff's new fake Imax/Odeon screen, really looking forward to it now but I'm also going to stop watching things like this as they're giving away too much. More

Posted by captainrentboy at 10:26 on 23 November 2009 | Report This Post

Jessica Chastain On The Martian
On becoming an astronaut and rescuing Matt Damon AGAIN

My Movie Life: Justin Kurzel
The Macbeth director on how Rocky changed his life and the worst ever date movie

Life On Mars: Trips To The Red Planet
A dozen of cinema's Martian misadventures

Hallowed Ground: Folk Horror In British Film
Ten tales from our island's dark past

All Hail Macbeth! The Scottish Play On Film
By the pricking of our thumbs, ten adaptations this way come(s)

Licence Denied: The Bond Themes You Didn't Get To Hear
A dozen of 007's greatest misses

10 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Toys You’ll Want To Own
Falcon quad copter? BB-8 Sphero? We’re already asking for pay raises…

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe now and save up to 63%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)