James Cameron and FOX to Create Avatar 2 & 3

October 27th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason  

Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Good news for Avatar fans, James Cameron has decided to create two sequels, Avatar 2 & 3, and has signed on with 20th Century Fox’ to do just that. The movies will be filmed simultaneously and are due to be released in 2014 and 2015.

Twentieth Century Fox has made the announcement official after much speculation and anticipation from fans who can’t wait to return to Pandora. Cameron had already announced his plans last week, to shoot the two films back to back, but admitted that he was still not sure whether he should take on another project first, or go ahead with the Avatar sequels.

‘Avatar’ grossed over 2.8 billion dollars, and it was common knowledge that at least one sequel was on the way. The official announcement from Twentieth Century Fox stated, “Avatar’ is not only the highest grossing movie of all time, it is a created universe based on the singular imagination and daring of James Cameron, who also raised the consciousness of people worldwide to some of the greatest issues facing our planet. We had no higher priority, and can feel no greater joy, than enabling Jim to continue and expand his vision of the world of ‘Avatar.’”

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