While many scoffed at the big comeback of 3D, and in many cases it was certainly deserved, Avatar was a major game changer for the technology. And as you can predict by now, James Cameron promises he’s going to take 3D technology even deeper the next time around.
There’s been a lot of controversy over high frame rates. A lot of people don’t think they make movies look better, but they sure do wonders for video games. Still, Peter Jackson and James Cameron feel high frame rates in movies are the way of the future, and Cameron is debating how many frames per second he wants to go for the Avatar sequels.
So now we know that the next three Avatar films are going to be shot in New Zealand, and principal photography will probably begin some time late next year. This is definitely going to be an epic of science fiction, but Godfather epic?
No, this isn’t a trip sponsored by Oprah, this is where the sequels for the biggest movie of all time will get made. James Cameron’s definitely going to have his hands full for the rest of the decade with three new Avatar films, and they will be made in Middle Earth’s backyard.
Whenever people talk about rebooting superheroes, the most obvious one never comes up: Aquaman. He’s become a long running joke on Entourage as a fictional film directed by James Cameron, but there may now be a serious effort underway to revive Aquaman, and why not?
The news that Stephen Lang, who played Marine Colonel Quaritch in the first Avatar movie, is returning for the sequels is surprising, for obvious reasons: He got killed him in the first one. Yet if you want a character to return, there’s almost always a way, and Lang is indeed coming back.
With its upcoming sequels, Avatar has the potential to become the biggest sci-fi franchise since Star Wars. There will be three more Avatar films, and now the next installment has a potential starting time.
Some time ago, you may recall there was some scuttlebutt about Lord of the Rings casino games, and how the Tolkien family didn’t feel it was good merchandising for their brand. It’s funny to think of geek stuff hitting casinos in the first place, and now there’s Avatar casino games.
It may not be the smartest idea in Hollywood, but at least it’s a little smarter than Batman Vs Superman. Yes, it looks like another Terminator movie is indeed moving forward, and now it’s moving up to one of the biggest blockbuster periods of the year: Fourth of July weekend.
We’re not nuts about the prospect of a new Terminator movie here at TGD. Without James Cameron at the helm, the franchise is just not going to be up to its previous standards. And if Schwarzenegger comes back, who wants to see a Terminator pushing 70?
Gravity, starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, just had a strong debut at the Venice Film Festival, and the early reviews for it have been very positive. But who cares what the critics think when the king of the world hails your movie as a masterpiece.
It’s been rumored for some time, and now it’s official: Avatar will be four movies. These films will probably end up costing about a bazillion dollars total, but it has now been announced that there will be four movies total in what could end up being the sci-fi franchise to rival Star Wars.
James Cameron's original Avatar may have taken place on the surface and skies of Pandora, but at least part of the film's sequel will be filmed underwater.
The Terminator hit Blu-ray last month, and fans have been raving at how good the transfer looks.
Avatar hit theaters in late 2009 and became the biggest movie of all time, beating out James Cameron’s previous movie, Titanic. A sequel was obviously a given.
Is 3D done, on the way out, or here to stay?
One can't help but feel somewhat peculiar when reading about James Cameron’s post-Avatar plans.
Jmes Cameron directing Jurassic Park? The mind boggles. It would have been a perfect novel for him to adapt, right?
James Cameron and Avatar have been in the news a lot lately, even if we're at least a good three years from the sequel hitting the theaters.
If you thought the graphics in the movie Avatar were good, you won't be disappointed in the next console generation.