Kate Winslet has come on board James Cameron’s Avatar sequels, reuniting with the director two decades after they collaborated on Titanic.
Production on first two sequels kicked off Monday; original stars Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana are back with several new faces.
James Cameron on 'Avatar' sequels in Empire: 'There’s not a new villain every time.... Same guy...through all four movies'; adds Peter Jackson inspired him
'Fear the Walking Dead' star Ciiff Curtis joins a cast that includes Zoe Saldana and Sam Worthington for James Cameron's promised franchise extensions
The actress says, “I can’t wait to be under his mentorship again because he has been the best role model and the best mentor in the business for me.”
Hard to believe, but the dancing penguins in Mary Poppins were once considered a cutting-edge special effect. In 1964, the Disney classic became the second-ever film to win the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, most recently awarded to Ex Machina. In our latest Oscars supercut, Yahoo Movies takes a look at all the past winners of the Best Visual Effects Award, including such landmarks as Star Wars, Jurassic Park, The Matrix, and Avatar.
James Cameron‘s first of four planned Avatar sequels is still two years away, but that doesn’t mean you can’t visit the film’s alien moon of Pandora much sooner. Avatar: Discover Pandora opens its doors in Taipei this Wednesday. The inaugural stop of 20th Century Fox and Cameron’s sprawling, high-tech exhibition will spend three months at the Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Xinyi Place A11 6F Xinyi Theater before embarking on a world tour. (Future dates will be unveiled at avatardiscoverpandora.com.)
The brain trust behind Avatar is about to launch an immersive, interactive experience that aims to take fans inside James Cameron’s extraterrestrial world. Titled Avatar: Discover Pandora (and not to be confused with Walt Disney World’s planned Pandora-themed land or Cirque du Soleil’s Avatar-based traveling show Toruk), the 12,000-square-foot exhibition comes stocked with life-sized creatures (including the soaring Banshees and vicious Viperwolf) and is set to open Dec. 7 in Taipei before embarking on a world tour.
This week brings the premiere of MTV’s Game of Thrones for teens, The Shannara Chronicles. Based on the book series that many people perhaps never knew existed until the ads for this TV series told us they did, MTV’s scariest monster saga since The Challenge takes place in a post-apocalyptic Seattle where humans have been forced to coexist with all manner of phantasmagorical phenomena. At the center of this fantasy world is the majestic Ellcrys Tree, whose impending death has begun to unleash unfathomable demons with every fallen leaf. ...
Well, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has officially passed $1 billion globally, and in record time. The next big goal is, of course, becoming highest-grossing movie of all time. In the meantime, we broke down all the records it has destroyed and who got left in the dust.
It’s the end of the year, and as you know many movie blogs and fan sites will do several best movies of the year posts, or preview looking at movies coming out in 2016. Well, since that’s covered to death, let’s instead find out what our future selves will be watching two years from now, in 2017.
While previewing its upcoming live-action film slate at the D23 fan expo, Disney dropped the blockbuster news that the company’s vaunted Imagineers were plotting an immersive Star Wars Land to cover 14 acres at both the Orlando and Anaheim outpost. Later on, however, during a separate panel focusing solely on the theme parks, we learned the studio-resort synergy will encompass far more than a cantina and Millennium Falcon simulator. In fact, it stretches beyond Star Wars to the company’s other acquired brands, Marvel and Pixar.
Pandora’s mastermind, James Cameron, is overseeing the creation of the film’s first attraction spin-off, a massive alien jungle at Disney World’s Animal Kingdom.
James Cameron explains the lengthy process that went into writing the scripts for the projected trilogy of films that take place after the events of 'Avatar.'
BREAKING: How invested is James Cameron in the blue people that populate his Avatar world? Cameron, who’s readying a trio of 3D-shot sequels to Hollywood’s all time highest grossing film, has announced that he will team with Cirque du Soleil to develop an arena-tour show that is inspired by the film. The show will debut in late 2015. He announced it alongside Cirque du Soleil president/CEO Daniel Lamarre at the C2MTL-Commerce and Creativity Conference.