The D23 Expo 2022 was surely full of surprises this time as the onlookers got to know about Marvel projects that got unveiled eventually. There is no denying that Marvel grabbed the limelight at the entire event. However, there is a special message from Avatar director James Cameron that has sent into a frenzy. To note, the renowned filmmaker was not present at the event. It is the reason why he sent a video message to all the fans of the Avatar franchise.
#AvatarTheWayOfWater made waves today at #D23Expo 🌊
Director James Cameron, Producer Jon Landau, Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Jamie Flatters, Bailey Bass, Jack Champion, and Trinity Bliss gave fans a special look at the upcoming film. pic.twitter.com/ULrTOn37Xo
— Avatar (@officialavatar) September 11, 2022
Talking about James Cameron, the director finally gave a sneak peek into his upcoming plans for the sequels of the magnum opus that was released almost a decade ago. Cameron also went on to tease the progress of the upcoming sequel Avatar: The Way of Water. He went on to call it a bit of an Odessy and added that it is going to be great. For the unversed, the post-production process is currently underway for Avatar 2. Now, the best part here is that the director confirmed the ongoing work for the third sequel of the franchise and that the filming for the same has begun already!
James Cameron further went on to inform everyone that the production for Avatar 4 had also begun. Apart from that, the attendees of the event were treated with footage from the upcoming sequel of Avatar in 3D. Talking about James Cameron, the director, in a conversation with Variety, said, “We mixed the schedules for 2 and 3 together, based on the types of scenes and the environments. I said, let’s just treat it like it’s a six-hour miniseries and we’re only going to go to Frankfurt once. We’re going to shoot all the scenes from 2 and 3 at the same time. That was more or less the motif.”
Avatar: The Way of Water
ICYMI — Check out these stunning concept art images from Avatar 2! pic.twitter.com/QVVK8cVU21
— Avatar (@officialavatar) September 14, 2021
Earlier, Disney revealed the release date of Avatar: The Way of Water in India. So, all you Indian fans, get ready for the experience of a lifetime as the sequel to Avatar is scheduled to release on December 16, 2022. According to reports, Avatar: The Way of Water is set a decade after the events that happened in the first film. It begins by telling the story of the Sully family – Neytiri, Jack, and their children including the troubles that follow them as they struggle to survive the tragedies and try to stay alive.