Edie Falco Joins the AVATAR Franchise

It was announced today that Edie Falco has joined the cast of Avatar as General Ardmore, the Commander in charge of the RDA's interests in the Avatar sequels, according to Deadline. The announcement was made on both the official Avatar film Twitter and on producer Jon Landau's Facebook page. See the posts below!

Falco is best known as the only actress to have won the Emmy for Best Actress in both the drama and comedy categories for Nurse Jackie and The Sopranos. She has been nominated for a record 22 SAG Awards, and she is the only actress to ever receive the Emmy, the Golden Globe, and the SAG Award in the same year for the same performance.

Falco received an Emmy nomination last year for her performance as Leslie Abramson in NBC's limited series Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders. She made her Broadway debut in the Tony Award winning play Sideman and later starred in the acclaimed revival of Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune and was nominated for the Tony for Best Actress for her performance opposite Ben Stiller in The House of Blue Leaves. Falco recently received rave reviews for her performance Off Broadway in The New Group's The True.

Avatar 2 from 20th Century FOX hits theaters December 18, 2020.

Read the original article on Deadline.

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