Star actors in Academy Award-winning filmmaker James Cameron’s latest film move to Wellington in October for their performances to be incorporated in fantasy worlds created by the Weta workshops.

Showbusiness newspaper Variety reported that Cameron had added two more cast members to the science fiction film Avatar, Stephen Lang and Michelle Rodriguez, who have joined Australian actor Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Wes Studi and CCH Pounder.

“In October, the company will move to Wellington close to Peter Jackson’s Weta Digital, which is supervising the film’s visual effects,” Variety reported today. Thirty-one days of live-action photography will be carried out on Weta’s soundstages. [More]