Avatar 4 not on the cards?
Avatar 2 and Avatar 3 are pressing ahead. Avatar 4 appears to have dropped off the schedule, though...
Considering that Avatar, by distance, is the biggest film of all time at the worldwide box office, we still don't detect an awful lot of enthusiasm for the planned sequels. That might just be how we're reading things (and we have mentioned this before), but whenever we pen a story about the Avatar follow-ups, the response we get tends to be alone the lines of 'the first one wasn't actually that special'. Or less kind words.
We'd wager right now though that Avatar 2 will nonetheless be a sizeable hit, when James Cameron brings it to cinemas in 2014. And heck, we'd also suggest that Avatar 3 won't be doing shabby business either, when it turns up the year after.
We'll be a bit more cautious with our cash where Avatar 4 is concerned, though. The film was mentioned by James Cameron earlier in the year, but producer Jon Landau appears to have nixed the idea for the time being.
He told Courier Post that "we are doing two back-to-back, but not a third". That goes back to the original plan for the Avatar sequels, and while it doesn't rule out Avatar 4 entirely, it makes it a lot less likely.
More on the story, here. We'll just have to make do with two Avatar sequels for the time being...
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