James Cameron
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Canada
2018

Lightstorm Entertainment

James
Cameron

Film Director

Cameron can go a decade between making films, but he’ll always be one of Hollywood’s most influential names. That’s because he bets big on huge projects and innovative, expensive technology — and more often than not, those bets pay off. With “Titanic” and “Avatar,” he made two of the landmark blockbusters of the past 25 years, simultaneously grabbing Oscar attention. And his ambitions haven’t slowed over the years. While he has written and produced 2018’s “Alita: Battle Angel,” a risky venture that melds a human actor with CGI in its title character, he is
laying the groundwork for four more “Avatar” films. At the same time, Cameron’s older work
is looping back around, with “Terminator” readying for a reboot and “True Lies” in development for TV.

Career

  • AVATAR
  • ALIENS
  • TITANIC

Education

  • California State University–Fullerton (CA, USA)

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James Cameron Talks Plans for Five 'Avatar' Films & More 'Terminator'

James Cameron Talks Plans for Five 'Avatar' Films & More 'Terminator'

Filmmaker James Cameron is hoping to make moviegoers an offer they can’t refuse with the next round of “Avatar” movies by bringing an element of “The Godfather’s” epic sensibility to the world of Pandora. And he has plans to expand the story into a five-film epic if the first few are successful.“It's a generational family saga. It's very different from the first film,” Cameron says. “In terms of the storytelling, I found myself -- not for any reasons of the...

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