Speaking at a press conference Tuesday to promote “Avatar’s” 3-disc Special Edition DVD, director James Cameron revealed that he’s prepping not one but two “Avatar” sequels, according to ComingSoon.net.
“Our plan right now is to do two and three as a single large production and release them a year apart,” he told reporters.
As for Sony’s “Cleopatra” project with Angelina Jolie, Cameron confirmed that talks for the 3D feature have, in fact, happened but he’s still undecided as to whether or not he’ll direct.
“I haven’t made any decisions about that,” Cameron said of ‘Cleopatra.’ “But here’s a decision: I’m not going to work on a film between (‘Avatar’) two and three. It’s really a question of whether or not I do (a different movie) between now and when we start two.”
As for when production will begin on 20th Century Fox’s “Avatar” sequels remains unclear.
“We’re evaluating how much of our techwork and how much of our facility work it’s going to take,” Cameron told reporters. “That’s not decided as of right now. I’d love to just start on ‘Avatar 2’ right now, but I don’t know if that’s possible or if it makes sense to wait.”
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