Avatar two filmmaker James Cameron and the team reached New Zealand a few weeks back to resume shooting. They had to spend 14 days in quarantine after the new guidelines from the authorities. The creation has begun, as they finished their time. Read to know more about the latest development-
‘Avatar 2’ First-Day Production In New Zealand
Producer Jon Landau shared an image in his Instagram handle revealing that Avatar 2 has begun in New Zealand. He captioned the post, “Used my iPhone to snap a picture of our first shot back in production on the Avatar sequels.” [sic]. Behind the camera, James Cameron is seen in the film, and also the location is pinned as Stone Street Studios.
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A day earlier, Jon Landau posted an image of a rainbow from the collections. He mentioned that the preparation started before they officially go on with the creation. His caption read, “The Wellington skies greeted us with a beautiful rainbow on our first day back at Stone Street Studio for prep on the Avatar sequels” [sic].
Avatar’s 2 productions made a play in New Zealand as people were unhappy that the government had permitted a foreign crew, but a lot of the native employees were limited. The officials will also bring work for the story and reported that the production would bring income to the nation that’s much needed after the financial crisis. In an interview, Jon Landau said that this one product would employ 400 New Zealanders to operate on it. They are going to spend in the subsequent five months alone. They submitted a letter to the office of Minister Phil Twyford asking permission to return.
The producer mentioned that they have waited to listen finally, and it looked like it was going to do the job. He stated the crew took every precaution while protecting against the spread of the virus. Landau noted that nobody left their rooms. They couldn’t intermingle with each other to go outdoors.
Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana will reprise their characters of Jake and Neytiri in Avatar 2. Kate Winslet, Cliff Curtis, Jamie Flatters, Britain Dalton, and Trinity Bliss will debut in the Avatar universe. The movie is scheduled to launch on December 17, 2021. It will be followed by Avatar 3, 5, and 4 in 2023, 2025, and 2027.