The filmmaker offers an update on the sequels to the 2009 blockbuster, explaining, “We’re still in the early stages.”
The actors behind Jake Sully and Neytiri will reprise their roles for three more Avatar movies.
James Cameron will collaborate with Josh Friedman (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles), Shane Salerno (Salinger) and Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) on three Avatar sequels.
Speaking at the NAB Technology Summit on Cinema, producer Jon Landau revealed that for the Avatar sequel, director James Cameron will experiment with using performance-capture technology underwater.
Actress Sigourney Weaver revealed that director James Cameron will film her in in the three sequels to Avatar at the same time.
While in China, director James Cameron discussed a desire to focus his creative energies to making documentaries and Avatar sequels. “I’m in the Avatar business,” he said. “Period. That’s it.”
Director James Cameron still wants to adapt the cyberpunk manga Battle Angel Alita, but only after he completes Avatar 2 and 3, which should be about 2017.
The erstwhile Jake Sully says that James Cameron is in the thick of writing a “bible” for his announced Avatar sequels, promising continued adversity for the people of Pandora.
The director of the highly successful science fiction franchise will return to Pandora for films released in 2014 and 2015.