avatar fans now have a longer wait before returning to Pandora.
On Tuesday, multiple outlets reported that Disney was delaying the release dates for the third movie. avatar movie and the future Avengers: Kang Dynasty more one year apart.
Avatar 3 It will be in theaters on December 19, 2025; Avatar 4 On December 21, 2029; And Avatar 5 On December 19, 2031, according to Variation And Hollywood Reporter.
Meanwhile, on the Marvel Studios side, Avengers: Kang Dynasty it is now scheduled to be released on May 1, 2026, and Avengers: Secret Wars It will open on May 7, 2027.
Producer Jon Landau Wrote On Twitter on Tuesday, “Every avatar The film is an exciting but epic undertaking that took time to bring to the level of quality that we as producers strive to achieve and what audiences expect. The team is working hard and can’t wait to bring audiences back to Pandora in December 2025.”
Director James Cameron’s debut avatar The movie, which was released in 2009 and the long-awaited second installment, Avatar: The Way of WaterHe debuted in December 2022 after 13 years. The 3 biggest box office receipts of all time are: avatar, Avengers: Endgame And Avatar: The Way of Water.
Cameron, 68, had previously said he was determined to continue operations. avatar The franchise itself, though he told Collider in December that he would be open to handing the torch to another director someday.
“I think there are a lot of good filmmakers and a lot of good filmmakers who understand CG and animation and world building and things like that. I think what I’m looking for is someone willing. To be humble in the face of the particular craft of how you make one of these films,” he said.
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“Because it’s taken us 16 years to understand this at this point, and we’re still learning from day to day. So it takes time to pass on that information,” Cameron added.
This Titanic The director continued, “But I think, in relation to the studio that wrote such big checks to create this world, this persistent world, I think it’s good for us to at least have some kind of plan to hand it over.”
Cameron noted that “no one lives forever” and that one day “may have to take a step back”.
“I don’t want it to be like this, frankly I want to do all five myself,” he said. “I think it would be good to have some sort of plan to be able to take over the reins.”