Filmmaker James Cameron announced today that he is planning on releasing FOUR sequels to his blockbuster 2009 fantasy “Avatar.” Here is what we know so far according to Variety about the Avatar sequels:
Cameron will write/direct the films. He originally planned 2 sequels, but decided to expand it to 4. The first will be released sometime in 2018 and then follow-ups in 2020, 2022 and 2023.
Of course, in the meantime, we can look forward to the opening of “Pandora- The World of Avatar” (aka Avatar Land) opening at Disney’s Animal Kingdom sometime next year.
Update 4/22/17: It appears that the release dates of the four Avatar sequels has shifted quite a bit. According to the Avatar Facebook page, the first Avatar sequel will be released on December 18, 2020 with the others hitting theaters on December 17, 2021, December 20, 2024 and December 19, 2025.