Disney delays movie releases due to covid-19 1:10
The film "Avatar 2" has finished filming and "Avatar 3" is almost finished, revealed its director James Cameron.
In a video call with former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger for the 2020 Austrian World Summit, Cameron said he was preparing for the new launch dates for upcoming installments of the franchise.
"Avatar," a 2009 science fiction film written and directed by James Cameron, features animated blue creatures called Na'vi.
"The covid hit us like everyone else," said the director.
“We lost about four and a half months of production.
As a result, we have moved the date around one more year to have the launch in December 2022. Something that has already been announced.
He continued: “Now that doesn't mean I have an extra year to finish the movie because the day we deliver 'Avatar 2', we will start working on finishing 'Avatar 3'.
So now we are shooting in New Zealand filming the rest of the action live.
We have 10 percent left.
We're 100 percent complete on 'Avatar 2' and we're 95 percent complete with 'Avatar 3 ′. ”
Cameron, who directed Schwarzenegger in "The Terminator," said he was lucky to choose to film in New Zealand as covid-19 management has been effective.
"We are very lucky to have chosen this location as our production site years ago," he told Schwarzenegger.
"We made the first film here in New Zealand and it turns out that it is the first or second best country in the world in terms of its handling of COVID."
Despite revealing these latest details, Cameron did not reveal the plot around the sequels.
I can't tell you anything about the story.
I believe in the mystery and its great revelation, "he said.
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