A new image from James Cameron’s long-awaited film, Avatar 2, puts the spotlight on Pandora’s underwater creatures.
When James Cameron’s Avatar was released back in 2009, no one predicted that the film would have been as big of a hit as it became. The film was well-received by critics but became a massive box-office success, earning over $2.8B worldwide, and remained the highest-grossing film of all time until the release of Avengers: Endgame. Following a release, it reclaimed the title.
Since the first film’s release, James Cameron’s sequels to Avatar have been in some form of development. The director has written and rewritten the scripts for the Pandora film numerous times before settling on one that he could live with. Production for the first sequel, Avatar 2, began in earnest all the way back in 2017 with production officially wrapping in September of 2020.
From the start, James Cameron had envisioned that Avatar 2 would involve the oceans of Pandora. Many of the released behind-the-scenes photos show the actors working in giant pools. Now, thanks to Entertainment Weekly, we have our first look at one of the creatures who inhabit the world’s oceans:
Here is the official synopsis for the first Avatar film:
AVATAR takes us to a spectacular world beyond imagination, where a reluctant hero embarks on an epic adventure, ultimately fighting to save the alien world he has learned to call home. James Cameron, the Oscar-winning director of Titanic, first conceived the film 15 years ago, when the means to realize his vision did not exist yet. Now, after four years of production, AVATAR, a live action film with a new generation of special effects, delivers a fully immersive cinematic experience of a new kind, where the revolutionary technology invented to make the film disappears into the emotion of the characters and the sweep of the story.
Avatar 2 is currently set to be released on December 16th of 2022. Stay tuned for all the latest news surrounding the film and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more original video content.
Source: Entertainment Weekly