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Three New Avatars Shooting Soon?
Sigourney Weaver thinks so

26 June 2012  |  Written by Owen Williams  |  Source: Showbiz 411

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Three New Avatars Shooting Soon?

We'd just about got used to the idea that James Cameron was planning to shoot two Avatar sequels at the same time, and he teased us just last month with mention of an Avatar 4. Now Sigourney Weaver has apparently suggested that three back-to-back Avatars are seriously planned, whenever the whole shebang eventually gets going.

The story comes from an interview with Weaver at Showbiz 411, where Weaver appears to say that she's off to shoot Avatar 2, 3 and 4 following the wrapping of TV pilot Political Animals and a theatre play at the Lincoln Centre. The thing is, Weaver isn't directly quoted using those words in the piece: she's just paraphrased, making the intel distinctly dodgy. Maybe she was exaggerating? Joking? We don't know what she said, because we aren't really told.

Neither is Weaver directly quoted as saying "she has no idea how long it will take or how it's going to work." The only bit that's actually in inverted commas is "I just show up".

Strictly unconfirmed so far then, but no doubt more will emerge before long. It does chime with what Cameron said back in May, intimating that there would eventually be four Avatars in total. So will we get a new Avatar in 2014, 2015 and 2016? Watch this space.


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L: chris kilby Fandom leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to... nguote]   py07.gif]py07.gif]p;   Please James move on to something Else. Like getting both The Abyss and True Lies out on Blu Ray. More

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L: chris kilby L: warren7355 Milk that cash cow Cameron, milk it!!! eah, no-one ever thought of doing sequels before Cameron came along. The man's clearly a charlatan. And he can't write! he farce is strong with this one, yes. More

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Blimey at this rate they'll all be cashing in their pensions by the time the final one hits. More

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L: roblutter The first was torturous enough. If they improve the dialogue perhaps they might stand a chance of being worthwhile... o-one went to see /i] for its sparkling and witty dialogue - this is James Cameron we're talking about here not bloomin' Dorothy Parker! They went to see something they had never seen before. And I don't mean catsDances With Smurfsn unparalleled cinematic spectacle on an epic scale which, like the man himself so modestly says, only about three other people i More

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L: wpm Didn't she die in the 1st one?..... eah. The same way Obi-Wan "died" in rsince /i] closely adheres to the same Joseph Campbell th a Thousand Facesook as rsrodden hero from the back of beyond realises his messianic destiny) that means Sigourney Weaver fills the same guru-guiding-the-hero-from-beyond-the-grave roll as Obi-Wan Kenobi did. This is subtly sort-of hinted at in Avatar. Clearly it will become more apparent/manifest in any sequels (See also Dumbledore in otterrph More

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I REALLY hope for the sake of Avatar they have no humans in these films whatsoever. I guess I'm just desperate to see a film that no humans in as well so I can fully absorb into an alien universe. I also really hope they ditch a love story and just focus on Sci-Fi things like war - perhaps the Na'Vi evolving with technology since there home was destroyed? Who knows. Three films back to back seem a little over the top though. Thought Cameron would be rich enough after his Titanic re-r More

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Bit of a non-story really. More

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Posted by warren7355 at 10:04 on 26 June 2012 | Report This Post

Yes she did.
But that doesn't mean that there won't be some weird Na'vi ooga booga voodoo to explain why she's now the Tree Mother or Fairy Queen or whatever. "They're just god damn trees!" More

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Didn't she die in the 1st one?..... More

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