James Cameron Gives Details on Upcoming AVATAR Sequels

By Amirose Eisenbach December 17, 2013

We heard several months ago that James Cameron was aiming to make not two but three "Avatar" sequels to his record-breaking original. Cameron will be shooting the films back to back in New Zealand, which makes sense from both a logistical as well as financial standpoint. Now the director has given us a bit more insight into what to expect next.

At a recent press conference, Cameron discussed the first film and what to expect next, "It was very Jake-centric. His story seen through his eyes. We spread it around quite a bit more as we go forward. It’s really the story of his family, the family that he creates on Pandora. His extended family. So think of it as a family saga like The Godfather."

We've also hear murmurs of the next film being shot underwater but Cameron put that rumor to rest and said, "There’s a fair bit of underwater stuff. It’s been inaccurately said that the second film takes place underwater. That’s not true. There are underwater scenes and surface-water scenes having to do with indigenous ocean cultures that are distributed across the three films."

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"Avatar 2" will hit AMC Theatres around Christmas 2015

Source: SlashFilm

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