James Cameron
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Cameron was gracious when “Avengers: Endgame” usurped his 2009 film “Avatar” as all-time box-office champion in July, but it probably helped that he had a few cinematic arrows in his quiver, namely four “Avatar” sequels. Shooting concurrently with a budget of $1 billion, they will be released in two-year spans starting December 2021. Cameron’s recent activity includes producing and writing the cyberpunk fantasy “Alita: Battle Angel,” featuring groundbreaking motion-capture work, and producing this year’s “Terminator: Dark Fate.” His penchant for pushing technological boundaries onscreen is mirrored by his investments. In 2017, he and environmentalist wife Suzy Amis Cameron partnered with PIC Investments to found plant-based Verdient Foods, dedicated to extracting the proteins, starches and fibers from pulse crops (beans, lentils, peas) to make meat substitutes.




  • California State University–Fullerton (CA, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2019 Variety500 Honoree
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'Avatar' Sequels Set to Resume Production in New Zealand

'Avatar' Sequels Set to Resume Production in New Zealand

The "Avatar" crew may be heading back to Pandora soon.Producer Jon Landau posted a photo on Instagram on Thursday saying that he and the "Avatar" cast and crew are returning to New Zealand next week. Like most films, the "Avatar" sequels had to halt production in March due to the coronavirus pandemic."Our 'Avatar' sets are ready — and we couldn’t be more excited to be headed back to New Zealand next week," Landau wrote, also sharing a photo of two...


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