Sigourney Weaver confirmed tonight that James Cameron is shooting “Avatar” 2, 3, and 4 all at the same time, all with her, and starting this fall. But first…
Three ‘Avatar’ sequels will be released between 2016 and 2018, James Cameron confirms.
James Cameron has confirmed that he is now working on three sequels to Avatar.
Avatar 2 Release Date will be released in December 2016, followed by Avatar 3 in December 2017 and Avatar 4 in December 2018, the director announced in a press release. The three sequels will be filmed back-to-back with shooting due to begin next year (2014).
Cameron also announced that he has recruited a team of screenwriters to collaborate with him on the films’ scripts: Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver (Rise Of The Planets Of The Apes), Shane Salerno (Savages, Salinger) and Josh Friedman (War Of The Worlds).
Released in 2009, Cameron’s Avatar became the highest-grossing movie of all-time, a title it still holds, with worldwide box office takings exceeding $2.7 billion (£1.7 billion). Stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana and Sigourney Weaver are all expected to return for the sequels.