Some might question why resurrecting the characters matters, since this is a sci-fi story after all. But, imagine if ‘Avatar 2’ ended with Jake Sully heroically sacrificing himself for Neytiri, then instead of the emotions that would be left behind, most would leave the theater thinking then the character would be carried too. back somehow.
Whatever franchise does bring back dead characters, future scenes won’t carry the same weight. Moments of choking emotion suddenly turned into indifferent shrugs.