Pandora is soon coming to a screen near you.
Oscar-winning director, James Cameron, has now confirmed that the first and second sequels to Avatar have wrapped principal photography for over a year.
The original film became the highest-grossing of all time around the world, taking over $2,7 billion at the global box office.
In a video message, the 64-year-old revealed that Avatar 2 and Avatar 3, which have been shooting simultaneously since September 2017, have completed production.
James Cameron took a (very rare) break from filming on the performance capture stage to record a message to Avatar fans!
— Avatar (@officialavatar) November 13, 2018
“Hi, James Cameron here and today I’m coming to you from the set of the Avatar sequels — and behind me you can see our performance-capture stage. Today we’re capturing some stunt scenes filming some stunt scenes but our principal cast are all wrapped: Sam [Worthington], Zoe [Saldana], Sigourney [Weaver], Stephen Lang, Kate Winslet. They’re done now but they gave us incredible performances. And I can’t tell you how proud I am of the work that they did on these films.”
Avatar 2 is due in theatres on December 18, 2020, and will be followed by Avatar 3 on December 17, 2021, with a further 2 sequels planned.