Stephen Lang in Avatar sequels
Stephen Lang is set to reprise his role in the upcoming Avatar sequels, it has been confirmed
The actor played villain Colonel Quaritch in the 2009 movie and it has now been revealed that he will be back in director James Cameron's planned follow-ups, according to The Hollywood Reporter's Heat Vision blog.
It's unclear how the character will appear, as he was thought to have died in the original movie.
Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana are also expected to return for Avatar 2, which is set to be released in December 2016.
Avatar 3 is expected to be unveiled in December 2017, and Avatar 4 will follow in December 2018.
The three movies are to be filmed at the same time, with production set to get under way in 2014.