It was previously believed the highly-anticipated sequel would hit theaters in 2014, with Avatar 3 to follow in 2015.
James Cameron takes audiences through the process of re-releasing this timeless classic, in theaters this April.
The producer says the 20th Century Fox project is about two thirds of the way through development.
Producer Jon Landau is also on hand to show eight 3D scenes from the 1997 blockbuster, and discuss the reasoning behind its conversion.
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.
Construction will start in 2013 on this unique Walt Disney World exhibit, being built within its Animal Kingdom park.
The director says the higher frame rate will make for a better 3D image in this Pandora-set sequel.
James Cameron hires the President of Franchise Development at Lightstorm to take his property across all platforms and markets.
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.
Will Staples is in negotiations to write the sci-fi/action script, with Lorenzo di Bonaventura producing.
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.
A new video glimpse of the Paramount Pictures event includes the two blockbuster directors discussing 3D filmmaking along with glimpses of the 3D sequel.
This new 3D release of James Cameron's blockbuster will coincide with the 100th Anniversary of the launch of the Titanic.
Michael Bay and James Cameron also discuss 3D filmmaking at a recent event on the Paramount Pictures lot.
23 of today's most prominent directors speak out on DirecTv's plan to bring movies into the home within 60 days of theatrical release.
Director James Cameron will use the MBS Media Campus in Manhattan Beach for motion-capture photography on his highly-anticipated sequel.
The innovative 3D pioneers will branch out to create 3D content for movies, television, sports, and advertising.
Director James Cameron reveals that he wants to familiarize his cast and crew with the indigenous tribes of the region.