Cameron Filming Avatar in Wellington

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The Dominion Post reports that James Cameron (Titanic) has begun shooting scenes for his highly-anticipated summer 2009 release, Avatar, in Wellington. Here are several clips:

A secret Wellington location was uncovered yesterday where 80 imitation-gun-toting, camo-wearing stuntpeople and actors had gathered for days of rehearsals.

The men and women had split into pairs to learn how to provide covering fire for their partner. The manoeuvres included plenty of macho shouting and wide-legged posturing.

Click here for more of the article. The movie stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez, Giovanni Ribisi, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder, Peter Mensah, Laz Alonso, Wes Studi and Stephen Lang.