MUMBAI: The release of the sequel to Avatar titled Avatar
2 has been deferred to 2015. Director James Cameron
is set to release the follow up to the 2009 fantasy
film one year later than Fox executives had originally
planned, it is understood.
Avatar 2 is set to be filmed in Peter Jackson's production
studio in New Zealand. Cameron is said to have purchased
2,500 acres of farmland near Pounui, a 15-mintue helicopter
ride from Peter's Wellington production studio, where
he plans to shoot both Avatar 2 and Avatar 3 with motion-capture
effects set to be done on a stage in California.
The filmmaker is expected to live in New Zealand for
18 months while he shoots the two follow up movies.
sequel to Avatar is expected to see Sam Worthington,
Sigourney Weaver and Zoe Saldana reprise their roles
in the movie.