Today (June 17) according tomedia IndieWire reported that the outbreak-affected stop of filming of “Avatar 2” has been officially resumed filming in New Zealand. “Avatar 2” producer Jon Landau says “Avatar 2” has begun re-filming after discussions with director James Cameron.
He also shared the first day of filming and revealed that he employed 400 local staff in New Zealand and took five months to shoot, which cost as much as $70 million!
Some of the crew can be seen in the photos, but each staff member maintains a “safe distance”, after all, the crew was still being quarantined.
“Avatar 2, directed by director James Cameron, will be released in North America on December 17, 2021.” The next three sequels are expected to be released in 2023, 2025 and 2027. But whether the fourth and fifth films are certain to be released depends on the box office performance of 2 and 3. “Avatar” stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana and Sigourney Weaver will all return to play their roles in the previous role.