Shooting of the Avatar sequels, which were to be held in April in New Zealand, was canceled due to the Coronavirus pandemic, restrictions put production on pause from March to June. Now, after months of tweeting interesting photos from the set, Cameron offers a frankly updated status for the next films.
The director confirmed that the shooting of Avatar 2 has been completed and even shared the key update of the status of Avatar 3 – “Now we are shooting the rest of the sequel in New Zealand, we have about 10 percent of the work left. We’re 100 percent complete on Avatar 2 and 95 percent complete on Avatar 3.
Despite progress in creating the Avatar sequels in the context of the global pandemic, we learned in July that the release dates of four planned sequels had again been postponed. For Avatar 2, this meant that it would be moved from December 2021 to December 2022. As for Avatar 3. The date of its issue was moved from December 2023 to December 2024. So, although it is nice to hear that there is progress in development, it will be a long time before we see the continuation of the adventures of Jake Sally (Sam Worthington) and Neytiri (Zoe Saldana) on the distant planet Pandora. To date, the release of Avatar 2 is scheduled for December 16, 2022.