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March 18, 2013
 

James Cameron Talks Avatar Sequels

I absolutely loved Avatar; I know everyone tries to be “cool” by saying it sucks, but with over $2.7 billion in box office, no one cares what you think, so bring on the sequels.

Play Goes Strong were lucky enough to have an interview with Cameron where he talks about how he’s getting on with writing the sequels:

“I’m working on Avatar 2 and Avatar 3…  I’m deep into it and I’m living in Pandora right now. There is that start up torque where you feel it’s coming to you. Then you build up momentum. That’s when it gets fun. The characters talk and it’s writing itself. I’m almost there right now. It’s building fast…

It’s a little daunting because sequels are always tricky. You have to be surprising and stay ahead of audience anticipation. At the same time, you have to massage their feet with things that they know and love about the first film. I’ve walked that line in the past, so I’m not too worried about it. At the same time, I definitely have to deliver the goods… As for a release date that will be determined by when I get the script out. No pressure!”

So it doesn’t sound like Avatar 2 will be out for a couple of years yet, but rest assured I will be there opening night. You can also read the full interview over at Play Goes Strong.



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Eoin Friel
Eoin Friel
I grew up watching JCVD, Sly and Arnold destroy bad guys, blow things up and spew one-liners like it's a fashion statement. Action is everything I go to the movies for and the reason I came up with this site is to share my love for the genre with everyone.



 
 

 

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