James Cameron is one of the best filmmakers of all time. With a Hollywood career that spans a period of more than four decades, the celebrated director has directed movies belonging to almost every genre. From highly intense sci-fi action thrillers like Terminator and Alita: Battle Angel to the epic romantic tragedy Titanic- his filmography is enamored with critically acclaimed blockbusters of all time.

James Cameron
James Cameron

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After the humongous commercial success of Avatar: The Way Of Water, speculations around the third chapter of the sci-fi adventure drama are doing the rounds of the entertainment industry. Fans around the world have loved the previous two installments of the James Cameron-directed movie, which is quite evident with respect to the staggering box-office numbers.


James Cameron On The Development Of Avatar 3

According to James Cameron, the world of Pandora is yet to be discovered by his beloved audience. As the first installment saw the invasion of human beings on the habitable extrasolar moon, the second chapter revolved around Sam Worthington’s Jake Sully and his family with Zoe Saldana’s Neytiri finding a refuge underwater due to a human invasion. During an interview with the media outlet Variety, James Cameron spilled the beans about the upcoming installment of Avatar. He mentioned that the world of Pandora would be further explored with a new voice as a narrator. He said-

“Jake was our voiceover narrator for movie one and for movie two, and we have a different narrator for each of the subsequent films. We see it through the eyes of a different character. Movie three is through Lo’ak’s eyes,”

James Cameron further explained the plot of Avatar 3. He added-

“The fire will be represented by the ‘Ash People.’ I want to show the Na’vi from another angle because, so far, I have only shown their good sides. In the early films, there are very negative human examples and very positive Na’vi examples. In Avatar 3, we will do the opposite. We will also explore new worlds while continuing the story of the main characters.”

Avatar: The Way Of Water went on to make a whopping $2.92 billion worldwide against a budget of 350–460 million making it the sixth highest-grossing movie of all time in the history of Hollywood.

James Cameron On Why He Ignored Other Projects For Avatar

Filmmaker James Cameron has been the brain behind one of the best projects in Hollywood. His great works include a list of highest-grossing movies like Titanic, Terminator, Aliens, and the Avatar series. According to the director, Avatar was his magnum opus and he never wanted to go ahead with the billion-dollar sequel of Avatar if it would have fallen flat at the box office. He has been extremely passionate about Avatar, which made him ignore the rest of his projects. During an interview with the media outlet Empire, he spoke about his obsession with sci-fi drama. He said-

“Two thoughts in answer to your question. The first is that the world of Avatar is so sprawling that I can tell most of the stories I want to tell within it and try many of the stylistic techniques that I hope to explore. And secondly, yes… our time as artists is finite. I will always mourn some of the stories that I don’t get to make.”

James Cameron
James Cameron and Sam Worthington during the filming of Avatar

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While talking about Alita: Battle Angel, he said-

“I feel great satisfaction when other directors want to explore some of my ideas, as Kathryn Bigelow did with Strange Days, and Robert Rodriguez did when I passed him the baton on Alita: Battle Angel. I look forward to more collaborations in the future with directors I admire.”

James Cameron’s Avatar is one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful movies of all time. The 69-year director’s prolific filmography speaks volumes about him as a great visionary in the world of cinema.

Avatar: The Way Of Water can be streamed on Disney+


Source: Variety

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