The director of Avatar (2009), James Cameron (Terminator, Titanic)has given us some reasons as to why there is delay for the sequel(s).
After an intense session of scriptwriting with the team, now the director is focusing on creating the world of Pandora; especially its ocean ecosystem. Remember, this is the man who holds the world’s record of deepest solo dive in the ocean and is famous for few ocean related flicks such as The Abyss and Titanic. It is clear that the sea is his passionate subject and he wants the audience to feel it too.
“We’re doing ‘Avatar’ films now, so we’re making up an ocean ecosystem for Pandora. There isn’t a direct map between the deep ocean exploration that I’ve done and the ocean stuff that we’re doing in the ‘Avatar’ films. However, I’m going to continue in the future making documentaries and continuing explorations stuff as well because I’m always fascinated by that,” he said.
He elaborated more on this, “People have connected the dots directly together. ‘Oh, going to the challenger deep has a direct connection to what we’re going to see in Avatar 2,’ and that’s not the case at all. It’s all the scuba diving I did before I even started the deep ocean stuff that has more of a direct connection to Avatar 2 & 3, which by the way won’t take place completely in or under the water. That’s just part of the environment of Pandora that we’re going to see.”
The schedule of release for Avatar 2 is December 2017 whereas Avatar 3 and Avatar 4 will have 2018 and 2019 release respectively.
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