The prospect of Avatar sequels actually existing still feels pretty foreign to fans. However, the people making them are years into the process - and one of the series' most famous stars has already wrapped her part.
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James Cameron has five children, which is what interested him in the developing the plots for the Avatar sequels - but it's also what makes him worry that they may not connect with audiences like the original did. When speaking about his upcoming AMC show James Cameron's History of Science Fiction this weekend, the director actually compared the sequels, scheduled for release in December 2020, 2021, 2025 and 2025, to a famous Hollywood family drama: The Godfather.
James Cameron sure does love the water. His very first movie, Piranha 2, was about fish. He revolutionised special effects with underwater thriller The Abyss. And, of course, a movie set on water called Titanic became one of the biggest films of all time. We've known for a while that his Avatar sequels would explore the oceans on the planet Pandora, but the lengths he's going to do that sound both spectacular and dangerous.
Mark Hamill discusses the opulence of The Last Jedi's casino planet. Underworld is heading to TV. Star Trek: Discovery's Alex Kurtzman plots a course for the show's future. Plus a ton of new pictures from Blade Runner: 2049, and new footage from The Gifted, Rick & Morty, and the return of Supergirl. Spoilers now!
Disney's foundation may have been built on animation, but these days, Disney is powered by franchises. That's especially true in the theme parks, where major expansions have recently been announced based on some of Disney's newer, blockbuster franchises such as Star Wars, Marvel and... Avatar. And while you may have no feelings about James Cameron's 2009 mind-bogglingly successful film, I think you'll feel very differently if you enter the world of Pandora at Disney World.
Follow-ups to the highest-grossing movie of all time were originally slated to start coming out next year. But recent statements by director James Cameron disclosed that there'd be a delay for the coming wave of Avatar sequels. Now we know the exact dates that Cameron and his team are aiming for, starting with December 18, 2020.
James Cameron's Avatar, the highest grossing film of all time, opened in 2009. Its first sequel was originally scheduled to be released five years later, but Cameron has never been one to rush. So 2014 became 2015, then 2016, 2017, and most recently 2018. Well, like clockwork, it now seems the four Avatar sequels will be delayed for a fifth time.
Sam Worthington teases new Avatar details. Ron Moore and Bryan Cranston's Philip K. Dick anthology is headed to Amazon. Get a new snippet of Beauty and the Beast's soundtrack. Plus, a gorgeous new Logan poster, and Steven Moffat on whether or not Doctor Who could ever resurrect dead actors á la Rogue One. Behold, spoilers!
Sigourney Weaver talks Avatar sequels and The Defenders. We haven't seen the last of the Dominators in the CW/DC TV universe. Legends of Tomorrow drops a big hint about links to more obscure DC comics history. Plus, new posters for Underworld: Blood Wars and LEGO Batman, and a new teaser for Sherlock. Behold, spoilers!