Avatar 2 is finally headed into principal photography.
After Weta Digital, Peter Jackson’s New Zealand based visual effects company behind The Lord of the Rings trilogy revealed they had begun working on all four of James Cameron’s sequels to Avatar in July and director James Cameron teased that production on the four Avatar sequels was now fully underway last month, it was confirmed at the special Terminator event Tuesday night in Los Angeles that the sequel would begin shooting this Monday, according to The Hollywood Reporter’s Borys Kit.
Plot details remain under wraps, however, the sequels will further bring the world of Pandora to life and expand Cameron’s vision they explore new locations on the planet not seen in the first film. The sequels are said to be four standalone experiences that will form together one epic saga that Cameron has spent the last several years writing.
Also…James Cameron finally begins shooting AVATAR 2 Monday.
— Borys Kit (@Borys_Kit) September 20, 2017
Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Joel David Moore, Matt Gerland, and C. C. H. Pounder are all returning for the sequels along with newcomers Cliff Curtis and Oona Chaplin.
Avatar 2 is currently slated to hit theaters on December 18, 2020, with the additional three follow-ups releasing on December 17, 2021, December 20, 2024, and December 19, 2025.
Source: Borys Kit