Vin Diesel joins James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’ sequel

In 2019, on his personal Instagram, Vin Diesel also posted a video with hidden content for the next Avatar series.

Talented director James Cameron has planned two sequels to Avatar . He previously stated that his upcoming return to the world of Pandora will explore “never seen before parts” primarily set underwater.

Having directed The Abyss (1989) and Titanic (1997), James Cameron is no stranger to underwater filming. However, he said the Avatar sequels may be the most challenging shoots of his filmmaking career.

Scene from the movie Avatar 2


“Basically, any time you’re shooting underwater it’s ten times harder than shooting on land. Therefore, we have poured a lot of effort, imagination, and new technology into this step. It took us about a year and a half to find the optimal way to shoot the scenes,” James Cameron told Collider.

Most of the underwater scenes take place in the next two Avatar parts and are being filmed feverishly after being suspended due to the Covid-19 epidemic since early 2020. The 4th and 5th parts of Avatar  have been scripted and are expected to be filmed. expected to hit theaters in 2024 and 2025 respectively. James Cameron assured audiences that the long-awaited Avatar 2 will hit theaters on schedule, starting in December 2021.

Avatar 2 with the performances of most of the cast in the first part including Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver. New cast additions include Kate Winslet, Oona Chaplin and Vin Diesel. In fact, it’s been revealed that Kate Winslet was forced to go to great lengths to perfect her new role: she learned to hold her breath underwater for a staggering seven minutes.

As for Vin Diesel, Avatar is the next blockbuster project after Fast&Furious . He said: “I worked with James Cameron and loved him and the films he made. Now I am sure enough to confirm that the two will cooperate in upcoming Avatar projects .”

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