“Well, 2018 is not happening,” the director told The Toronto Star. “We haven’t announced a firm release date.”
The sequel to the 2009 sci-fi blockbuster, which grossed $2.7 billion at the global box office, had not officially been dated, but it was expected for Christmas 2018.
In November 2016, Fox dated an untitled film from James Cameron’s Lightstorm
Entertainment for Dec. 21, 2018.
Cameron has plans to add four Avatar films to the franchise, all of which he has been developing simultaneously. In April of last year, Cameron said that all of the scripts were complete and that the majority of the cast was already in place. Stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana and Sigourney Weaver are all set to make a return trip to Pandora.
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