13 Jan - The sequel for the multi award winning James Cameron movie "Avatar" will not be out as soon as expected as production is revealed to take up to four more years, according to a report on ComingSoon.net.
Producer Jon Landau claims that the pressure and particularly the script progress is taking up a lot of time thus the movie may only see a 2016 release.
Landau added that the tentatively titled "Avatar 2" which was initially rumoured to be out in 2013 or 2014, is "definitely four years away" as a lot of hard work is required to produce an intensive special effects movie of "Avatar's" calibre. He also said that the production team is experimenting with new CGI technology that may be utilised in the movie.
However after "Avatar 2", Landau confirms that its other sequel will be released after only a year behind.
Director James Cameron also stated, "I am in the process of writing the next two "Avatar" films now. We are planning to shoot them together and post them together, and we will probably release them not quite back to back, but about a year apart."
It is believed that the setting of the movie will change from the planet Pandora as seen in the first movie to an ocean site instead for the upcoming sequels.