When your film is the highest grossing movie of all time, sequel talk is inevitable. It's not surprising that we've been hearing about follow-ups to 'Avatar' for the past three years, but it's a little surprising how confusing and convoluted the sequel talk has been. How many sequels? When are they filming? When are they being released. Today, producer Jon Landau set the record straight. For now, at least.
As you likely already heard, Joss Whedon’s ‘The Avengers’ shattered a series of box-office records over the weekend by collecting an estimated $200.3 million in domestic ticket sales. That set a new all-time weekend opening number (previously held by the last ‘Harry Potter’ film), and established new marks for single day sales on Saturday and Sunday.
But now that the dust is settling, ‘The Avengers’ is setting its sights on a higher prize: the biggest movie of all-time
The New York Times has published a terrific interview with forward-thinking filmmaker James Cameron, who spoke with him at the Beijing International Film Festival. Some may find his thoughts on international 3D markets and the Chinese film industry fascinating. Others may be more interested in his suggestion that he will no longer make any films not set in the 'Avatar' universe. The whole interview is worth your time, but check out some highlights below.