‘Avatar: The Way of the Water’ director James Cameron has revealed he has ‘certain goals in mind’ for the world of Pandora and called on his writers to do their ‘homework’ before working on it. sequel to his epic 2009 film.
Cameron, whose movie “Avatar” is the highest-grossing film of all time, told ScreenRant he took “a bunch of notes for six months,” notes he eventually shared with his audience. writers as he set out to develop “The Way”. some water.”
Cameron’s comments come the same week he revealed to Collider he had the scripts for ‘The Way of Water,’ set for release Friday, as well as ‘Avatar 3’ and ‘Avatar 4’ written ahead of production. of the first sequel.
Cameron said he needed to have a starting point to do several scripts with his writing team, so he sat down at his desk to work on developing the world of Pandora.
“Literally, every day just sitting at my desk, talking about the world, the characters, trying to relate what happened the day after Jake woke up in a Navi body, and just continuing the story. I knew I had certain goals in mind,” Cameron told ScreenRant.
“I walked in the first day with the whole writers room and dropped off 800 pages of notes, single-spaced. I said, ‘Do your homework, and then we’ll talk.’ »
Cameron added that he also asked the writers to understand how the first “Avatar” movie worked and to figure out what people were “grabbing” during the movie.
“It had to touch the heart, touch the mind, touch the imagination and touch something even deeper, which we had a hard time quantifying,” Cameron said.
“Something you might call spiritual, or subconscious. A kind of connection that you can’t even really describe in words. And I said, ‘If we can’t do this again, then we’re going to fail.'”
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