James Cameron’s long-delayed Avatar sequels finally get release dates
James Cameron’s sequel to the record-breaking Avatar will arrive 11 years after the first film.hollywood Updated: Apr 23, 2017 11:02 IST
James Cameron has set the release dates for the next four Avatar sequels, with the first coming in 2020.
The movie’s Facebook page Saturday posted a photo of Cameron and his massive film crew, who have been working on all four films simultaneously. The post said Avatar 2 will hit theatres December 18, 2020, and Avatar 3 comes a year later, on December 17, 2021.
The franchise then takes a three-year hiatus before returning with Avatar 4 on December 20, 2024, and Avatar 5 on December 19, 2025. The first sequel had been expected in 2018 but Cameron this year said that timetable wouldn’t be met.
The original 2009 Avatar film has netted over $2.7 billion, centering on the conflict between humans and the blue-skinned alien race Na’vi of Pandora.
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First Published: Apr 23, 2017 11:02 IST