Avatar’s James Cameron Explains How Lord Of The Rings Influenced His Pitch For The Sequels

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Avatar’s James Cameron Explains How Lord Of The Rings Influenced His Pitch For The Sequels

Avatar’s lore is about to expand as James Cameron prepares to unleash The Way of Water Avatar Avatar 3The film series would continue for the next few years. Cameron used many sources to tell the story of the film series, as any great filmmaker would. Although it might seem surprising to some, the film series was made from one source due to its success as an all-encompassing franchise. The AvatarDirector explained how Lord of the Rings had influenced his pitch for the sequels.

Lord of the Rings’ still vital brand is something any film director would want to emulate. The problem is that True LiesJ.R.R. Tolkien’s book series and its revered lore rather than the hit films and television series. Using Tolkien’s beloved novels as the blueprint, Cameron opened up to EmpireAbout how the books were key to getting original studio 21st Century Fox aboard for more stories from Pandora

The following was what I said to the Fox government at the time: ‘I’ll do it, but we’ve got to play a larger game here. I don’t want to just do a movie and do a movie and do a movie. I want to tell a bigger story.’ I said, ‘Imagine a series of novels like The Lord Of The Rings existed, and we’re adapting them.’ Now, that was great in theory, but then I had to go create the frickin’ novels from which to adapt it.

Looking at the AvatarThe prolific director made the brilliant move of making sequels novels, rather than big-budget movies. The Lord of the RingsAs many years as 17 were between the book series, it took two decades to build them. The HobbitThe first novel. It made sense considering the time gap between the first and subsequent films. As the Terminator director explained, he had to create the source material compared to Peter Jackson’s LOTR films. Think of films as “a bigger story”The studio was able to invest in the overall story, rather than the enormous budgets that sequels would need.

Despite selling Fox on the sequels, Cameron wasn’t always so confident in making the Avatar follow-ups after the first film’s record-breaking success. The Titanic director admitted he “had to think long and hard”It was about once more tapping into Pandora’s world. As he was trying to follow up on his first billion-dollar success, he felt pressured. Avatar film. However, Oscar winner let go of the pressure to sign another deal.

It worked out well The Way of Water AvatarThe thirdquel is already in production and is ready for release. The Way of Water’s heroes and villains have already been confirmed along with other information related to the sequel. Cameron is not certain if he will be directing, despite his vision for the scifi franchise. Avatar 4 5He suggested that another director take over the films. He stated that he wanted to work on more projects. That doesn’t mean the filmmaker has given up on the franchise as he already defended The Way of Water’s long runtime. So the Oscar winner won’t be divesting from the upcoming sequels any time soon.

The Way of Water AvatarOn December 16, the movie will be in theaters Avatar 3Set to be released in cinemas on December 20, 2024. Watch the video to see the love story of Jake Scully, Neytiri and Neytiri. Avatar Before you watch other great movies on Disney+, make sure to visit Disney+.

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