While Hollywood productions are nonetheless shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, the producers of Avatar revealed that the sequel collection would begin up manufacturing once more subsequent week in New Zealand.
“Our #Avatar units are prepared — and we couldn’t be extra excited to be headed again to New Zealand subsequent week,” producer Jon Landau wrote on Instagram Friday.
Avatar 2 can be the primary main movie to resume manufacturing for the reason that shutdown started, Variety reviews. That’s partly due to New Zealand’s broadly praised response to the coronavirus pandemic, which included lockdowns, journey bans and aggressive testing and speak to tracing. As a outcome, TV and movie productions in the island nation got the go-ahead to resume working.
As of now, regardless of the shutdown, Avatar 2 continues to be set for release on December 17th, 2021. Director James Cameron is reportedly filming the 4 sequels concurrently, with the third, fourth and fifth motion pictures scheduled for December 2023, December 2025 and December 2027.
Amazon’s in-the-works Lord of the Rings TV collection — like its big-screen predecessor — was equally in manufacturing in New Zealand when the pandemic struck, nevertheless it’s unclear when that manufacturing will resume.