A follow-up to 2009’s ‘Avatar,’ which went on to grow to be the highest-grossing movie of all-time, ‘Avatar: The Method of Water’ will now “simply” break even on the field workplace, in keeping with author and director James Cameron.
Cameron raised eyebrows earlier than the movie’s launch when he mentioned ‘Avatar 2’ would wish to “be the third or fourth highest-grossing movie in historical past” simply to “break even.”
As of Sunday night, simply 24 days after its launch, ‘The Method of Water’ has grow to be the seventh highest grossing image of all-time.
The worldwide field workplace complete now sits simply north of $1.7 billion – $516 million home and practically $1.2 billion worldwide.
Throughout an interview on “Who’s Speaking to Chris Wallace?” Cameron acknowledged, “It appears to be like like with the momentum that the movie has now that we’ll simply cross our break even within the subsequent few days, so it appears to be like like I can’t wiggle out of this and I’m gonna must do these different sequels. I do know what I’m going to be doing the following six or seven years.”
Cameron had already confirmed that ‘Avatar 3’ would hit theaters within the coming years whatever the complete take following the primary sequel’s launch. In truth, each ‘The Method of Water’ and ‘Avatar 3’ have been filmed concurrently.
Now, it seems each 4 and 5 are a go.
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Cameron added, “The purpose is we’re going to be okay. I’m certain that we’ll have a dialogue quickly with the highest of us at Disney in regards to the sport plan going ahead for ‘Avatar 3,’ which is already within the can – we’ve already captured and photographed the entire movie, so we’re in prolonged post-production to do all that CG magic. After which ‘Avatar 4’ and ‘5’ are each written. We even have a few of ‘4’ within the can. We’ve begun a franchise at this level. We’ve begun a saga that may now play out over a number of movies.”
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The third installment within the franchise, presently slated for a December 2024 launch, is about to characteristic the ‘Ash folks’ of Pandora, a clan mentioned to not be as type as those launched within the first two movies.