James Cameron revealed he may not direct the fourth and fifth movies of the “Avatar” franchise.
Talking to Empire, Cameron stated the truth that sci-fi movies take a lot time to make would possibly imply he received’t be captaining the ship on the ultimate two motion pictures.
“The Avatar movies themselves are type of all-consuming,” he instructed the outlet. “I’ve received another issues I’m creating as properly which can be thrilling.”
“I feel finally over time – I don’t know if that’s after three or after 4 – I’ll wish to move the baton to a director that I belief to take over, so I can go do another stuff that I’m additionally focused on. Or possibly not. I don’t know,” the “Titanic” director added.
After the unique movie’s launch in 2009, the storyline received 4 sequels added on to its title.
The primary of the upcoming three movies, titled “Avatar: The Approach of Water,” might be launched in December, and stars Kate Winslet as Ronal, the chief of the Metkayina, a lesser-known clan of the Na’vi tribe.
It marks Cameron and Winslet reuniting for the primary time since “Titanic,” which was launched in 1997.
The untitled third “Avatar” movie, which was shot back-to-back with the sequel, is ready to hit theaters in 2024.
Cameron, 67, admitted he’s excited to see the storyline develop with every sequel.
“All the things I have to say about household, about sustainability, about local weather, in regards to the pure world, the themes which can be necessary to me in actual life and in my cinematic life, I can say on this canvas,” he instructed Empire.
“I received extra excited as I went alongside. Film 4 is a corker. It’s a motherf—er. I really hope I get to make it. But it surely will depend on market forces. Three is within the can so it’s popping out regardless. I actually hope that we get to make 4 and 5 as a result of it’s one large story, finally.”
“Avatar” is the highest-grossing film of all time on the world field workplace with $2.84 billion.
“Avatar: The Approach of Water” opens in theaters Dec. 16.