The director believes his Pandora sequels will 'do more good' than Battle Angel for the global audience.
Producer Jon Landau reveals that, while production has started on this sequel, there may be more than two years worth of work ahead.
It was previously believed the highly-anticipated sequel would hit theaters in 2014, with Avatar 3 to follow in 2015.
The director is writing the second and third films together, and reveals that he is creating new planets for this franchise.
The director comments on Sigourney Weaver's continuing role as the deceased Grace Augestine in the upcoming sequel.
The director says the higher frame rate will make for a better 3D image in this Pandora-set sequel.
The director reveals his Free-Film sequels are more of a long character arc than a traditional trilogy, and that every character who lived through Avatar will return.
The Manhattan Beach, California facility will lease over 115,000 square feet of stages and production office space for James Cameron's new Pandora tales.
Director James Cameron will use the MBS Media Campus in Manhattan Beach for motion-capture photography on his highly-anticipated sequel.
Director James Cameron reveals that he wants to familiarize his cast and crew with the indigenous tribes of the region.
The formidable actor recently met with director James Cameron to discuss Avatar 2, and he returns to shoot Terra Nova in May.
The filmmaker wants to shoot the sequel at 48 or 60 frames a second which would eliminate the strobing that caused problems for some people.
Director James Cameron reveals he is currently writing both sequel scripts which will be released in December 2014 and December 2015.
James Cameron's longtime producing partner revealed that the sequel will not take place totally underwater.
The decision leaves the director tied-up until 2015, leaving Angelina Jolie's Cleopatra on indefinite hold.
The Oscar winning director discusses the progress of the follow-ups to Avatar, the return of Sigourney Weaver and possibly directing Cleopatra.
The iconic sci-fi actress hints that she didn't die in the original Avatar, and that James Cameron has future plans for Dr. Grace Augustine.
The director is also aiming to win the $10 million X-Prize at the same time.
James Cameron says that the back-to-back sequels are far away but that he may direct a secret project in the interim.