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27 October 2010  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  |  Source: The New York Times

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It may be a no-brainer but it's officially official now: Avatar 2 and Avatar 3 are happening, and are set for release in 2014 and 2015 after shooting back-to-back, with production set to start next year. James Cameron officially, 100% announced today that they will be his next films, but has not yet confirmed titles or any other details.

The news means that we have some exciting Christmases lined up for the next few years. This year we've got the new Narnia and Tron; next year it's Puss In Boots and Sherlock Holmes 2, then there's two years of The Hobbit planned for 2012 and 2013, and after that two Decembers rich in Avatar. It's like Santa's pulling the strings at Hollywood's big studios.

Rest assured that we'll be keeping an eye on this one as it goes forward. Y'know, probably. If we have a minute.

 


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Yes i understand what your saying, I just found it interesting how Avatar used these points better than the Final Fantasy Film (in my opinion) and along with how bad general game to film conversions go whether a more hybrid take is the wya to go. More

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L: properdave Was it just me or was the plot similar to Final Fantasy 7? The Lifestream = Tree of Souls WEAPONS = Dragons Cloud (Zack) army  > paralised > freedom fighter = Jack (his twin) army > paralised > freedom fighter Aeris recruits Cloud = Dr Grace recruits Jake Aeris = Grace - both die in 'the life force' Not played the game for so there's probably more. sp; These are simply just tried and tested story telling methods that have been in used More

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L: properdave Was it just me or was the plot similar to Final Fantasy 7? The Lifestream = Tree of Souls WEAPONS = Dragons Cloud (Zack) army  > paralised > freedom fighter = Jack (his twin) army > paralised > freedom fighter Aeris recruits Cloud = Dr Grace recruits Jake Aeris = Grace - both die in 'the life force' Not played the game for so there's probably more. aving played the game myself, I can say that FF7 and nothing More

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Was it just me or was the plot similar to Final Fantasy 7? The Lifestream = Tree of Souls WEAPONS = Dragons Cloud (Zack) army  > paralised > freedom fighter = Jack (his twin) army > paralised > freedom fighter Aeris recruits Cloud = Dr Grace recruits Jake Aeris = Grace - both die in 'the life force' Not played the game for so there's probably more. More

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ORIGINAL: Charles B. Potatoes I have a feeling these films may make significant losses. The first film was hyped way beyond any film I've ever known. Not even Batman (1989) had the level of hype Avatar did. The amount of people severly disappointed in the film (myself included) will not be going back for a follow up. People are growing tired of 3D and these films may be it's death knell.  /font] /font] n’t make a loss. They will still be absolutely huge. Maybe not Avatar More

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L: Charles B. Potatoes I have a feeling these films may make significant losses. The first film was hyped way beyond any film I've ever known. . guess you weren't around in 1999, huh? More

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L: Deviation L: pete_traynor L: Deviation What I worry is the exposure of the thing. It was annoying enough to listen endlessly about a film I detested for some 4-5 months to no end but with two sequels coming out back-to-back.........er to think about it...ote] f that was regarding the technologies that were to be displayed though Dev. Which are all now out of the bag. So while it will obviously get a lot of exposure, it probably won't be on 'that' level again. By all More

Posted by sanchia at 10:12 on 31 October 2010 | Report This Post

RE: A Trilogy?
I have a feeling these films may make significant losses. The first film was hyped way beyond any film I've ever known. Not even Batman (1989) had the level of hype Avatar did. The amount of people severly disappointed in the film (myself included) will not be going back for a follow up. People are growing tired of 3D and these films may be it's death knell.  More

Posted by Charles B. Potatoes at 02:13 on 31 October 2010 | Report This Post

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L: S1lent B0b If these weren't from the same guy who brought us Terminator 2 & Aliens I'd be a bit cynical towards a sequel but hey lets see how it turns out. xcept Avatar has proved to be more Titanic than T2. Alright visuals, crap characters and story. Once bitten, twice shy, three times, um, a lady? Point is, 3D is a cinematic dead end. More

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RE: Avatar 2 + 3
Oh yes it is. And it will make a load of money, even if I wouldn't be surprised if it is quite less than the original, people who thought that Avatar was rubbish are hardly just internet fans. More

Posted by Deviation at 17:44 on 29 October 2010 | Report This Post

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L: Deviation What do you mean by internet film fans? I have heard quite a number of people calling Avatar to be really, really dull.  ut it's still profitable. More

Posted by Tech_Noir at 17:27 on 29 October 2010 | Report This Post

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L: pete_traynor L: Deviation What I worry is the exposure of the thing. It was annoying enough to listen endlessly about a film I detested for some 4-5 months to no end but with two sequels coming out back-to-back.........er to think about it...ote] f that was regarding the technologies that were to be displayed though Dev. Which are all now out of the bag. So while it will obviously get a lot of exposure, it probably won't be on 'that' level again. By all accounts Tron Legacy' More

Posted by Deviation at 17:24 on 29 October 2010 | Report This Post

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What do you mean by internet film fans? I have heard quite a number of people calling Avatar to be really, really dull.  More

Posted by Deviation at 17:22 on 29 October 2010 | Report This Post

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L: CrackDown Internet film fans don't encapsulate the entire film-going world you know. nly a small minority.e Avatar-bashers hell bent on refusing to spend their hard-earned money on the subsequent sequels will be a drop in the ocean to the enormous box office I predict both sequels will make. Sorry guys, you're just going to have to ride it out. I'll be there opening night. t's true. If internet film fans ran a studio I reckon it would go bust within 3 months. More

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I don't think films like Vampires Suck gets as much hate as Avatar. Damn you, success.  Internet film fans don't encapsulate the entire film-going world you know. We're only a small minority. And the Avatar-bashers hell bent on refusing to spend their hard-earned money on the subsequent sequels will be a drop in the ocean to the enormous box office I predict both sequels will make. Sorry guys, you're just going to have to ride it out. I'll be there opening night. More

Posted by CrackDown at 13:27 on 29 October 2010 | Report This Post

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L: Deviation What I worry is the exposure of the thing. It was annoying enough to listen endlessly about a film I detested for some 4-5 months to no end but with two sequels coming out back-to-back.........er to think about it...ote]   f that was regarding the technologies that were to be displayed though Dev. Which are all now out of the bag. So while it will obviously get a lot of exposure, it probably won’t be on ‘that’ level again. By all accounts Tron Legacy’s 3D is far more More

Posted by pete_traynor at 11:25 on 28 October 2010 | Report This Post

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L: Kilo_T_Mortal I loved avatar but oh how I wish they wouldn't make these sequels. eally get this. Avatar was hardly a self contained profound work of genius that could only be diluted by further instalments. /font] it when I first saw it but on a couple of repeat viewings it's just OK. enjoyable hokum at best, which I for one can happily have in my life every now and again. But for those who still really rate it I don't get why you wouldn't be exited at the prospect of more? He c More

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GOOD!   I love the first film and I am very much looking forward to more!  SO THERE!  More

Posted by boove at 11:15 on 28 October 2010 | Report This Post

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L: vad3r What is the point of making two sequels to a crap boring joke of a film that no one in hindsight cares about? sp; for one can think of 2.8 Billion reasons that they are making sequels! /font] o be fair he always said he envisioned it as a trilogy before the first one hit those heights.  p; More

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What I worry is the exposure of the thing. It was annoying enough to listen endlessly about a film I detested for some 4-5 months to no end but with two sequels coming out back-to-back.........er to think about it... More

Posted by Deviation at 10:29 on 28 October 2010 | Report This Post

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L: vad3r What is the point of making two sequels to a crap boring joke of a film that no one in hindsight cares about? sp; What's the point? $$$$ The box office figures suggest that, despite what you state, lots of people liked the film and therefore would like to see some sequels. You don't have to go and watch them, but I'm sure plenty will. More

Posted by BelfastBoy at 10:17 on 28 October 2010 | Report This Post

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L: vad3r What is the point of making two sequels to a crap boring joke of a film that no one in hindsight cares about? link=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/8438824.stm]I can't imagine. More

Posted by Histeria at 09:21 on 28 October 2010 | Report This Post

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L: vad3r What is the point of making two sequels to a crap boring joke of a film that in hindsight cares aboutuote] That's a bit of a generalisation, I know a lot of movie fans, etc. have problems with Avatar but maybe the wider public are keen for more. And aren't the DVD and Blu-Ray pre-orders quite high? Doesn't that show that there's still a demand? More

Posted by Tech_Noir at 06:49 on 28 October 2010 | Report This Post

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I loved avatar but oh how I wish they wouldn't make these sequels. More

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What is the point of making two sequels to a crap boring joke of a film that no one in hindsight cares about? More

Posted by vad3r at 22:51 on 27 October 2010 | Report This Post

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L: jmebaby25 I saw a tweet today about this that made me smile.... "James Cameron is making two sequels to "Avatar". Both will be made out of pure unnecessarium." ood one. More

Posted by Hoddie at 22:23 on 27 October 2010 | Report This Post

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I saw a tweet today about this that made me smile.... "James Cameron is making two sequels to "Avatar". Both will be made out of pure unnecessarium." More

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L: Deviation NOOOOOOOOOoooooooooOOOOOOOOOO This was exactly the word which went through my mind. More

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I'll be doing the only thing I can to protest this by not going to see them. I used to love James Cameron but I have to agree with some of the other posts. I can't fault the technological advances it made but every alien design (the Na'avi and all the creatures) were too cartoony to mesh well with the real people on screen and the story was predictable, performances flat, characters about as deep as a paddling pool and the overall experience dull. Films are a medium for telling stories and even More

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