James Cameron’s Avatar 2 finally gets a new release date, it is set to hit theatres on December 17, 2021. The film which was supposed to release two years ago, will releJames Cameron’s Avatar 2 finally gets a new release date, it is set to hit theatres on December 17, 2021. The film which was supposed to release two years ago will release during the pre-Christmas week of 2021ase during the pre-Christmas week of 2021.
Walt Disney Studios has pushed the release of the first of James Cameron’s four Avatar sequels by a year, reports said on Tuesday. Avatar 2 will now be out on December 17, 2021, instead of December 18, 2020. The subsequent titles have similarly been postponed, with the new release dates for Avatar 3, 4 and 5 pegged for 2023, 2025 and 2027.
“Avatar,” released in 2009, is the highest-grossing movie in history, with $2.8 billion in global ticket sales.
Disney originally said it would release “Avatar 2” in 2014, before it changed the date to 2017 and then to December 2020. More sequels will follow, with “Avatar 3″ to be released in 2023, “Avatar 4” in 2025, and “Avatar 5″ in 2027, Disney said.
According to director James Cameron, the second and third installments of the franchise have already begun filming.
Disney did not reveal any other details regarding the planned “Star Wars” movies.
Disney acquired the “Avatar” franchise and several other films through its recent purchase of film and TV assets from Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox. The combined studios now control over 38% of the 2019 domestic box office.
In addition to these updates, Disney announced several other changes and release dates through 2027, including several untitled Marvel and Pixar movies.
Disney’s current Marvel offering, “Avengers: Endgame,” is the largest theatrical release of all time, bringing in $2.23 billion so far.