It took James Cameron 13 years to return to his iconic Avatar franchise, and he brings us the sequel to the franchise, Avatar: The Way Of Water. Released in December 2022, the film was a rage; As expected, like its predecessor, it managed to break several Box Office records worldwide to become the highest grossing film worldwide. Soon after the release of the second film, buzz around the third began as Cameron confirmed that he had already completed large chunks of filming. But Zoe Saldana is here to break hearts today.
If you’re new to the party, James Cameron confirmed while promoting Avatar: The Way Of Water that he was already filming a third film, and the script for the fourth was submitted to the studio and their minds were blown. But the filmmaker did not confirm when he plans to release the project.
Zoe Saldana, who plays Neytiri in the franchise, also broke some personal bests with the franchise. Now he’s gearing up to enter the third film in the Avatar world, and while we thought James Cameron had finished the film and we’d be getting it soon, Zoe burst the bubble and confirmed that the wait is longer than we thought. Read on to learn everything you should about the same.
According to a report from Comicbook z, when asked about Avatar 3 and its completion status, Zoe Saldana said, “Yeah, I think we’ll come back this summer and finish it. We are 70% done there. But we have time.”
Zoe Saldana went on to talk about Michelle Yeoh entering the franchise with Avatar 3. She said, “How excited are we? We pinch ourselves, but none more so than James Cameron. Jimbo pinches himself and goes ‘I told you man, I bet on the right people.’ And we bet on him over and over again. I’m proud of him. I am proud of him and his entire team. I feel so lucky to be a part of something that will truly change lives and change the history of cinema. I just love it.”
Well, we are already pumped for Avatar 3. Let’s hope we witness it as soon as possible. Stay tuned to Koimoi for more.