The deceased Colonel Quaritch will return to the Avatar franchise to terrorize Pandora in a role characterized as “a mix between Star Wars‘ Darth Vader and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Terminator character.”
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.
Although James Cameron has announced he’s in the Avatar business for the next four or five years, shooting two sequels back and to back before perhaps moving on to a prequel, he still wants to adapt Battle Angel Alita.
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.”