James Cameron's Avatar was released in 2009 and became a massive hit, and the director is planning four sequels to the film. The second movie is currently filming and reunites Cameron with actress Kate Winslet, who he directed in 1997's Titanic.
"She’s very excited about it," Cameron told Vanity Fair of Winslet's role in the film, which is scheduled for a 2020 release. "She blazed through for a couple of days of rehearsals and saw the world that we had created, and how we do the work, and she’s very excited. She plays a character who’s part of the Sea People, the reef people."
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Avatar 2 will focus on the offspring of Jake Sully (Sam Worthington) and Neytiri (Zoe Saldana), with the actors set to reprise their roles from the first film alongside a group of new young actors who will play their children.
"It will be a natural extension of all the themes, and the characters, and the spiritual undercurrents," Cameron said of the sequels. "Basically, if you loved the first movie, you’re gonna love these movies, and if you hated it, you’re probably gonna hate these. If you loved it at the time, and you said later you hated it, you’re probably gonna love these."
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