James Cameron Is Gambling Big On The Avatar Sequels

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Even though Avatar 4 and 5 were announced a couple of months ago, those movies might not happen unless the second and third movies make a lot of money. Director James Cameron is going all-in after zero sequels were released since 2009.

Cameron mentioned his doubts during a new interview with Vanity Fair.

It sounds like the movies will tell their own story, although he still wants to make all of the sequels. You can read more in the comments he provided down below.

Let's face it, if Avatar 2 and 3 don't make enough money, there's not going to be a 4 and 5. They're fully encapsulated stories in and of themselves. It builds across the five films to a greater kind of meta narrative, but they're fully formed films in their own right, unlike, say, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, where you really just had to sort of go, "Oh, shit, all right, well I guess I better come back next year." Even though that all worked and everybody did.

The first Avatar movie was a huge success as the film made $2.7 billion at the worldwide Box Office.

It is still the highest grossing movie of all time as both Titanic and even Star Wars: The Force Awakens couldn't overthrow it.

That said, there are many doubters that don't think the Avatar sequels will be as successful as the first movie. This is because the novelty of 3D movies has lost its flavor and nobody really talks about Avatar anymore.

However, the first Avatar had a lot of its own doubters, yet people still flocked to cinemas to see it.

You can never count out James Cameron as he always has the magic touch to persuade people to watch his movies.

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