How Quaritch Returns in The Way of Water
When it was revealed that Stephen Lang would be returning in the Avatar sequels, it immediately sparked debate as to how he would return. He died in the first movie. From flashbacks to cloning, fans debated his return until the first trailer revealed a Quaritch Avatar. Now the mystery of just what that Avatar really is has been solved.
Empire Magazine has revealed that Quaritch will be a Recom, otherwise known as a Recombinant, which is an Avatar that has human memories:
“[He] was always a character who moved in straight lines and at right angles,” Lang explains. “But now he is as lithe as they come. He can move with the same kind of cunning and feral quality that any of the Na’vi can.”
They also included a new photo of him: