James Cameron has confirmed that, due to the runaway field workplace success of Avatar: The Manner of Water, there’ll, certainly, be extra Avatar sequels sooner or later.
“It appears to be like like simply with the momentum that the movie has now that can simply move our break even within the subsequent few days, so it appears to be like like I can’t wiggle out of this, I’m gonna must do these different sequels,” Cameron mentioned on this week’s episode of HBO Max’s Who’s Speaking to Chris Wallace?
Cameron has beforehand mentioned that making the third, fourth and fifth deliberate Avatar movies would depend on the field workplace success of Avatar: The Manner of Water. Now that it’s handed the $1.5 billion park and grow to be the highest-grossing movie of 2022, beating out High Gun: Maverick, it appears that evidently Cameron’s destiny is sealed.
“I do know what I’m going to be doing the subsequent six or seven years. The purpose is we’re going to be okay. I’m positive that we’ll have a dialogue quickly with the highest people at Disney in regards to the sport plan going ahead for Avatar 3, which is already within the can – we’ve already captured and photographed the entire movie so we’re in prolonged post-production to do all that CG magic,” he mentioned. “After which Avatar 4 and 5 are each written. We even have a few of 4 within the can. We’ve begun a franchise at this level. We’ve begun a saga that may now play out over a number of movies.”
Cameron additionally lately hinted on the plot of yet-unnamed Avatar 3, promising that it’s going to introduce audiences to a 3rd Na’vi clan of Pandora — the hearth folks. And so they received’t be as good because the water and forest clans.
“The hearth will probably be represented by the ‘Ash Folks.’ I need to reveal the Nav’is from one other angle as a result of, for the second, I’ve solely proven their good sides,” Cameron instructed French outlet 20 Minutes. “Within the early movies, there are very damaging human examples and really constructive Na’vi examples. In Avatar 3, we’ll do the other.”
Most important Picture: A picture from Avatar: The Manner of Water. Photograph credit score: twentieth Century Studios.