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It is virtually becoming that one of many movie productions that needed to shut down throughout this pandemic was the Avatar sequels. These films have been a few of the most nebulous productions in all of Hollywood for the final decade. James Cameron stored telling us he was engaged on them, however for years they continued to be years away. There was some questions as as to whether or not we might ever see them, or what number of there could be if and once we did.
Launch dates stored getting pushed again and pushed again and manufacturing that was supposed to begin by no means did. Till it did. We lastly acquired to a degree the place two Avatar sequels had been really being made, people and pc had been onerous at work, after which every thing needed to shut down. You would be forgiven for considering these films had been cursed, however now it seems the curse might have been lifted as producer Jon Landeau has confirmed that manufacturing might be restarting in New Zealand, and it is beginning again up subsequent week. He additionally shared a primary have a look at a few ships we’ll see within the film.
New Zealand was a rustic that went into full lockdown when the pandemic began and whereas there was a time that manufacturing might have continued, individuals coming into New Zealand from outdoors the nation would have needed to keep in two week quarantine upon arrival, so it acquired to the purpose the place filming, when it might have been doable, wasn’t purposeful, and thus manufacturing was closed. Nevertheless, it seems just like the island nation is now popping out the opposite facet, not less than sufficient to let the Avatar workforce into the nation, and that implies that the Avatar sequels can get right down to enterprise
Manufacturing happening proper now’s targeted on the following two Avatar movies. Since each films are filming concurrently, its unclear simply how a lot of the following film has been accomplished. It is a doubtlessly necessary query as a result of it might decide if Avatar 2 goes to see one more launch delay. Proper now Avatar 2 is scheduled to hit theaters in December of 2021, which must be far sufficient out that this delay of about two months should not be an issue that may’t be overcome, but it surely’s merely tough to inform.
Odds are manufacturing might be getting underway slowly as there’ll doubtless be necessities on set to aim social distancing to the diploma that’s doable. The variety of individuals on set will most likely be held to a minimal, although that can most likely nonetheless be lots of people.
At this level, even when there are additional delays, the extra necessary factor, not less than when you’re enthusiastic about Avatar, is that these films actually are taking place and we are going to see them. When you’ve waited this lengthy, you’ll be able to most likely wait a bit longer with the arrogance that the wait will really be over at some point. At the very least till we wait and see if the Avatar 4 and 5 really get underway as deliberate.