James Cameron All Set For ‘Avatar’ Sequels: ‘Avatar 2’ Likely To Release In 2017

By Neha Bakshi | 2 years ago
James Cameron All Set For ‘Avatar’ Sequels: ‘Avatar 2’ Likely To Release In 2017

Who can forget the multi-million record breaker scifi movie “Avatar?” The science fiction is not just one of the most successful flicks but also has an unbeatable fan following than any other franchise. The sequel to the movie is all set to comeback in the near future, as director James Cameron is working back to back on “Avatar 2,” “Avatar 3” and “Avatar 4” too. Read on to find out more about the Avatar sequels.

According to writer-director James Cameron, the release date of “Avatar 2” was pushed due to lack of technology, as he was waiting for a better technology to capture underwater segments with the use of motion capture.

Initially, it was planned to release “Avatar 2” in 2016, but since the sequels are said to be released subsequently one by one, it was postponed from 2016 to December 2017. As mentioned by Dayherald, all sequels are said to reach global theatres by 2019, as declared by 20th Century Fox CEO, Jim Gianopulos at Gabelli & Company’s Movie & Entertainment Conference held at New York recently.

It was also speculated that the franchise was going to have four sequels, but the production house have reduced it to three because of technological constraints. With so many sequels underway, the team has to battle with the cutting edge technology for creating sharp high frame rate visuals. Hence, the critically-acclaimed director believes that the audience is going to enjoy the movie in its all interactive aspects.

“Avatar” sequels are being shot in ocean ecosystem of Pandora, the movies are not entirely based underwater but will be showcased in a few segments. The director himself is quite fascinated with the coral environment.

Can the sequels to the original “Avatar” attract and amuse the fans? What do you think? Share your views in the comments below.

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Neha graduated in Electronic Media and has worked with Timea group for 3 years. She is passionate about learning languages and is certified French Language Expert. She joined MNG in 2015.