Cameron to use performance capture in water for Avatar sequel

MUMBAI: The forthcoming sequel of James Cameron‘s Avatar will feature underwater motion capture, according to Jon Landau, co-producer of the record-breaking first film.
Speaking at the Technology Summit on Cinema in Las Vegas, Landau said Cameron will take advantage of the technologies brilliant people are putting out in the next two films, it has been reported. "James has proposed to make use of the process because we can simulate it visually but can‘t simulate it experientially for them," Landau has reportedly said. He described the process as performance capture in water.
Earlier, Cameron hinted at the possibility of exploring the oceans of Pandora, the forest moon setting for his 2009 3D box-office hit in the films to come in time to come. "We want to take advantage of the technologies brilliant people are putting out to make the next two movies even more emotionally engaging and visually tantalising, and to really wrap up the story arc of our two main characters," Landau added.
Cameron had also said that he would shoot part two and three back-to-back and release them in December 2014 and 2015 respectively. There is also talk of a fourth film that may manifest as a prequel.

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