James Cameron has confirmed that he may not return to the director’s chair for Avatar 4 and 5. It seems that the construction of a project that has taken more than ten years, can be a bit time consuming. reason that the director consider seriously the possibility of handing over the baton to someone else.
“I have other things that I’m developing that are exciting. I think that over time – I don’t know if after three or after four – I will want to pass the baton to a director I trust to take over, and thus be able to do other things that also interest me. Or maybe not. I do not know”.
When James Cameron built the world of Pandora with Avatar, not only played the role of director. He also acted as screenwriter, producer and co-editor, a task perhaps not so strange in Hollywood, but monumental considering the size of the production in question.
The visual and aesthetic prowess of Avatar it is still remembered as an important moment for cinema. There was a before and after that film, especially in terms of the technological changes that came to the industry. In that sense, his performance to channel the remaining four films has been a task of just over a decade.
The direction of the third installment at the hands of the director is a reality, since that and the second were filmed in a row. However, about Avatar 4 and 5, James Cameron isn’t so sure. But he did share interesting information about how movie number four is perhaps the most exciting of all.
“I got more and more excited as it went on. The fourth movie is wonderful. She is a motherfucker. I really hope it can be done. But it all depends on market forces. The third one is in the can, so it will come out regardless. But I hope we can do the fourth and the fifth because, ultimately, it’s just one big story.”
On Avatar: the way of waterCameron announced that it is a film that projects several of his ambitions as a narrator. “Everything I need to say about family, sustainability, the weather, the natural world, the issues that are important to me in real life and in my film life, I can say with this canvas».
The long-awaited second installment of Avatar It will hit theaters on December 16, 2022.
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