It has been greater than seven years since Avatar first hit theaters and we nonetheless do not have a sequel. By now it seems like we should always have had a minimum of one, if not two sequels, however James Cameron is taking his time. After a ton of false begins and a complete lot of prep work, the director has lastly confirmed that precise work on Avatar 2 and the opposite three impending sequels is underway, with motion-capture set to start in August.
James Cameron lately spoke at size with The Every day Beast about fairly just a few matters, however it was not possible to not convey up Avatar 2 within the course of. When the topic of the long-in-development sequels to essentially the most financially profitable film ever made got here up, the 62-year-old director provided some extremely encouraging info. Here’s what he needed to say about it.
“”The factor is, my focus is not on Avatar 2. My focus is on Avatar 2, three, four, and 5 equally. That is precisely how I am approaching it. They’ve all been developed equally. I’ve simply completed the script to Avatar 5. I am now beginning the method of lively prep. I will be working with the actors within the seize quantity in August, so I am booked in manufacturing on daily basis between from time to time. Our quantity is up and operating, and every thing is designed, and so we’re going full-guns proper now. I really feel like I have been set free of jail, as a result of I have been within the writing cave for the final two years. I am truly having fun with life. I do not get pleasure from writing. I would not want writing on a canine.”
The scripts are lastly executed and James Cameron is “full-guns” on Avatar 2 by means of Avatar 5 as we converse. A large a part of the rationale for the lengthy delay is as a result of Cameron is planning on taking pictures the entire films on the identical time and found a a lot bigger story throughout the means of growing Avatar 2. Followers who’ve been ready impatiently for an additional installment of Avatar could also be hesitant to consider the film is definitely occurring till cameras begin rolling, however it appears as if it’s the actual deal this time round. It’s onerous to not discover James Cameron’s feedback concerning the writing course of and what which will imply for the scripts, however we will not learn about that till the films truly hit theaters.
As of proper now, Avatar 2 is scheduled to hit theaters in December of 2018, however Sigourney Weaver talked about a few months in the past that they hadn’t began but and that might delay issues. On condition that the motion-capture course of will not even begin till August, it appears extremely unlikely that they will make that December 2018, launch. The post-production course of may be very lengthy on a film like Avatar 2 and since they are going to be taking pictures all 4 films on the identical time, it can most likely be a really lengthy manufacturing course of.
Story particulars for the Avatar sequels have largely been saved underneath wraps, however we all know that Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang and Sam Worthington are all coming again for the sequels. If we’re fortunate, James Cameron might crack the code on “glasses-free” 3D earlier than the ultimate Avatar film is launched. The primary Avatar continues to be the highest-grossing film ever, having grossed $2.7 billion worldwide. Avatar 2 might not be capable of match that, however it is vitally seemingly that Fox must be rolling within the dough as soon as the film lastly hits theaters. As of proper now, Avatar 2 is scheduled to hit theaters in December 2018, and the three sequels will observe in December of 2020, 2022 and 2023. Earlier than the films hit, followers can discover the world of Pandora at Disney theme parks world wide.