James Cameron follows up his US$2.7 billion blockbuster with the first of four sequels. Jake Sully (left) and Neteyam in a still from Avatar: The Way of Water. Photo: 20th Century Studios
James Cameron follows up his US$2.7 billion blockbuster with the first of four sequels. Jake Sully (left) and Neteyam in a still from Avatar: The Way of Water. Photo: 20th Century Studios

‘I want to talk about the characters’ – Avatar: The Way of Water director James Cameron says the CGI is not what’s most exciting about sequel to his 2009 film

  • James Cameron, whose Midas touch with movies includes Titanic, Terminator and Aliens, says that to make four Avatar sequels ‘we got to start with the writing’
  • He talks about the existential questions raised in the first sequel, and why his focus is storytelling, not the technology used to make The Way of Water

James Cameron follows up his US$2.7 billion blockbuster with the first of four sequels. Jake Sully (left) and Neteyam in a still from Avatar: The Way of Water. Photo: 20th Century Studios
James Cameron follows up his US$2.7 billion blockbuster with the first of four sequels. Jake Sully (left) and Neteyam in a still from Avatar: The Way of Water. Photo: 20th Century Studios
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