VIDEO: ‘Avatar’ changed Sam Worthington’s life: ‘I was living in my car before’

Dec. 21, 2009 | 5:30 p.m.

As “Avatar” officially became a worldwide cinema sensation last Friday night, the Hero Complex was honored to be hosting a special Hollywood screening and stage interview with the makers and stars of the film. We showed you some video yesterday of James Cameron explaining the eye-opening themes of the film and now here’s part two, which includes star Sam Worthington talking about his well-worn work boots and his unlikely path to Hollywood fame.

Check back tomorrow for more video and our ongoing coverage of “Avatar,” the movie event of 2009.

— Geoff Boucher



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7 Responses to VIDEO: ‘Avatar’ changed Sam Worthington’s life: ‘I was living in my car before’

  1. Opening Night – Sam Worthington Admits Avatar Makes Him Giggle

  2. Ghillie Suit says:

    Didn't he have money from Terminator??

  3. Britt says:

    He got the avatar job before terminator. James Cameron recommended him for the terminator job after working on avatar with him.

  4. C. Bradford says:

    I think Avatar is the best movie in the world. better than any other movie ever made. Transformers aint got nothing on avatar. BAY should kiss Camerons ass.

  5. Tara says:

    I think Sam did a fab job in both Terminator Salvation and Avatar; I am so glad he was spotted out of probably a long list of actor James had to look threw. Sam is a rising star around the world now but has been a none heavy weight actor in his own country. Sam was living in his car by choice to get back to reality of life; he gave away the things that was a luxury so he could get back to a humble life style!! It is something an Australian will do at time to regroup their thoughts; some call it walk about. They give everything away but what they can carry…

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