Posts Tagged ‘avatar’
  • Stephen Lang Returning for Next Three Avatar Films
    Posted October 25th, 2013 at 1:30 pm No Comments »
    James Cameron has revealed that Stephen Lang, who played Colonel Miles Quaritch in Avatar, will be returning for the three planed sequels. Given his demise in the first there are numerous theories on how he'll reappear but nothing concrete as of yet. Cameron: "Steven was so memorable in the first film, we’re privileged to have him back. I’m not going to say exactly how we’re bringing him back, but it’s a science fiction story, after all. His character will evolve into really unexpe...
  • Three Sequels Now Planned for Avatar
    Posted August 10th, 2013 at 7:45 pm No Comments »
    Two planned follow-ups to the biggest movie of all-time has now expanded to three. Fox and James Cameron have agreed to up the number of Avatar sequels with plans for release in December 2016, 2017, and 2018. Josh Friedman (War of the Worlds), Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver (Planet of the Apes), and Shane Salerno (Savages) have been tasked with writing the scripts. The three movies will be filmed simultaneously. 2009's Avatar grossed just under $2.8 billion at the box office and went ...
  • Avatar 2 and 3 Made Official
    Posted October 27th, 2010 at 6:56 am 2 Comments »
    James Cameron has signed on to write and direct Avatar 2 and Avatar 3 Variety reports. The plan is for him to begin working on the scripts early next year with Avatar 2 releasing in December 2014 and Avatar 3 December 2015. There had been speculation that Cameron would take on a different project before getting into the sequel but the news confirms these two movies will be next on his slate. "In the second and third films, which will be self-contained stories that also fulfill a greater stor...
  • Avatar Extended CE Release Announced
    Posted October 5th, 2010 at 2:17 pm 3 Comments »
    Fox has released the details on the Avatar Extended Collector's Edition release which will be coming to Blu-ray and DVD on November 16th. Special features include an extended length cut of the film which has 16 extra minutes of footage, documentaries, behind the scenes featurettes, and over 45 minutes of deleted scenes. The first release of the film drew rave reviews for its fantastic picture and sound quality however it lacked any special features. (more…)...
  • ‘Avatar’ Sequel Details
    Posted August 12th, 2010 at 4:23 pm 2 Comments »
    MTV had the chance to sit down with Avatar director James Cameron. Despite a re-release in theaters coming August 27, Cameron shared some details on the Avatar sequel. He mentions that the second film would take us to the 'oceans of Pandora'. "I think what we should do there is — because we'll have to have characters that are in and under the water — is that we should actually capture them underwater," Cameron explained. "It's not the same as going diving, but I like to keep my diving, ...
  • Avatar Re-Release Hits Theaters August 27
    Posted July 8th, 2010 at 8:46 am 7 Comments »
    The highest grossing film of all time is set to return to theaters exclusively in Digital 3D and IMAX 3D on August 27th. Avatar: Special Edition will include eight minutes of never before seen footage that is described as having "new creatures and action scenes". Avatar has made over $2.7 billion worldwide and quickly became the highest selling movie on the Blu-ray format. It collected nine Academy Award nominations winning three visual categories and took home Best Picture at the Golden Globe...
  • Avatar Sets First Day Sales Record
    Posted April 23rd, 2010 at 6:31 pm 1 Comment »
    The highest grossing movie of all-time has now also captured the title of fasting selling Blu-ray in history. Avatar sold 1.5 million copies on its first day of release breaking the record previously held by The Dark Knight. The movie hit stores yesterday with an unorthodox plan of coming out on a Thursday to coincide with Earth Day. It also offered absolutely nothing in the way of extras in an effort to maximize the disc space and provide the best quality video and audio possible. Early re...
  • Avatar Hitting DVD and Blu-ray on April 22
    Posted March 16th, 2010 at 5:48 pm 5 Comments »
    Fox today announced its plans for Avatar's release on DVD and Blu-ray and they are somewhat unconventional, though with James Cameron and the biggest movie of all-time involved that shouldn't come as a big surprise. The initial release will come on April 22nd, not coincidentally that is Earth Day. As opposed to the standard Tuesday releases this places Avatar to arrive in stores on a Thursday. Because of the desire to provide the absolute best audio and visual transfer the DVD and Blu-ray c...