Get ready for 8 minutes of new footage from James Cameron’s masterpiece…

We were already excited about this August, our excitement level was set pretty high for ‘Knight & Day’, ‘Scott Pilgrim’, ‘Salt’, ‘Grown Ups’ but now a new version of Avatar is being released and will really shake up the summer.

James Cameron announced today that ‘AVATAR: SPECIAL EDITION’ will be released in cinemas on Friday, 27th August with new footage. Saying “Audiences repeatedly told me they wanted more of Pandora, and wished they could have stayed there longer. So we’re making that possible. AVATAR: SPECIAL EDITION will be exclusively in 3D, and will have eight minutes of never before seen footage, including new creatures and action scenes. Whether you already love the movie, or you’ve never seen it, with this Special Edition, you’ll be seeing it like never before.”

Avatar is the highest grossing film of all time, taking in over $2.7 billion in worldwide box office. It is also the top-selling Blu-ray disc of all time. This new version is sure to add a few extra coppers into its overall total.

AVATAR SPECIAL EDITION will open in ireland on August 27th