MUMBAI: James Cameron's highly anticipated sequel to
Avatar has been delayed.
the makers had planned to bring Avatar 2 in December
2014 followed by Avatar 3 next year but producer Jon
Landau has confirmed that bringing back-to-back sequels
would not be possible, it is understood.
not naming dates, but I think 2014 will be a tough date
for us to make. It's about getting it right... movies
make release dates; release dates don't make movies,"
that producer has reportedly said.
spent a lot of time and research on his recent dive
to the bottom of the Mariana Trench and he was also
involved in the 3D conversion of Titanic, which is said
to be the cause of the delay.
is said that Landau had already started work on the
sequels with his core team including New Zealand effects
company Weta Digital that is developing an underwater
motion capture system that will help Cameron explore
the oceans on Pandora.