James Cameron has suggested in recent months that Avatar 3production of is complete as far as filming is concerned, but the star Zoe Saldana apparently contradicted this by stating that she would return to finish the film in the summer.
Avatar: The Way of Water It is Avatar 3 were said to have been filmed back-to-back, leading to a mega-production cost that was split between the two films. However, while James Cameron has discussed his 9-hour cut of the film, which is possibly headed to Disney+ as a series, it appears the footage isn’t as complete as he’s demonstrated in various interviews. Speaking with Entertainment tonight, Saldaña said there’s still a good chunk to be shot. She commented:
“Yeah, I mean, let’s go back this summer and break it off. We are 70% ready. But we have time.”
She’s certainly not wrong about them having time, with the film not hitting theaters until December 2024. Still, it’s odd that her estimate of how complete the shoot is contradicts previous statements about the film’s shooting. Either way, there seems to be a long way to go for the second installment of the avatar franchise. CGI-heavy post-production has already led to rumors that the film could be pushed back from its current release date if Cameron isn’t completely satisfied with the final product.
James Cameron’s Na-vi world will expand again in Avatar 3
James Cameron is not someone who tends to make movies that stay in one area for a long time. This is certainly true for him. avatar movies, which saw the belated 2022 sequel expanding the world that was first introduced in 2009. Avatar 3, it looks like Cameron is ready to do the same thing again. In previous comments, the writer/director explained that he has a vision for avatar 3, but some can be changed depending on the reaction to Avatar: The Way of Water. He said:
“I’ll take a moment when the dust settles to assess what people loved and what people responded to the most about this current release, and I can go back and tweak it a little bit, and we can go back and do a couple of moments here and there. It won’t be radical, but maybe tweak it a little to emphasize what people are responding to. For example, Lo’ak really emerged as a character that people followed, so I can find ways to … now, he’s already the narrator — oh, I’m giving something away here … But that’s okay, I think it might be intriguing to people think about what’s to come.
Avatar: The Way of Water hit theaters as potentially one of the biggest financial disasters of the century if audiences didn’t buy back into the franchise after its 13-year absence from theaters. However, with the film quickly racking up over $2 billion at the worldwide box office, it’s clear there’s a lot more on the market. avatar tank, and we’ll see the next offering arrive in just over 18 months.