[Movies] James Cameron Making Three More Avatar movies.

From the original two movies, James Cameron decides to make it into three movies! ... wait... four movies??! Woohoo! To those who don...


From the original two movies, James Cameron decides to make it into three movies! ... wait... four movies??! Woohoo! To those who don't know, Avatar was written by Cameron from an idea he nurtured for over a decade, at the same time, he was working on the technology necessary to realize its wholly imagined world.

James Cameron then hires writers to collaborate with him on the upcoming films. Screenwriters like Josh Friedman (War of the Worlds), Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver (Rise of the Planets of the Apes), and Shane Salerno (Savages, Salinger) to collaborate with him on the screenplays for the three films.

The three pictures will be filmed simultaneously with production beginning next year. The release of the first sequel will be in December 2016, with the second to follow in December 2017, and the third a year later. AVATAR 2, 3, and 4 will be produced by Cameron and Jon Landau through their Lightstorm Entertainment banner. Like the original film, Lightstorm will work with Joe Letteri and his team at WETA Digital to realize the worlds of the sequels.


Commented Cameron: “Building upon the world we created with AVATAR has been a rare and incredibly rewarding experience. In writing the new films, I’ve come to realize that AVATAR’s world, story and characters have become even richer than I anticipated, and it became apparent that two films would not be enough to capture everything I wanted to put on screen. And to help me continue to expand this universe, I’m pleased to bring aboard Amanda, Rick, Shane and Josh -- all writers I’ve long admired -­ to join me in completing the films screenplays.”

AVATAR is the highest grossing film of all time, and is also the top-selling Blu-ray disc of all time. The film won Golden Globe® awards for Best Motion Picture and Best Director; and was nominated for nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, and won Oscars for art direction, visual effects and cinematography.

That December 2016 is so far don't you think? Hurry up James! :)

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