Chinese cinemas returned to show “Avatar” on Friday (12) to commemorate the reopening of some cinemas in the country, and the film returned to the highest-grossing throne in cinema history.
For those who don’t remember, “Avatar” raised $ 2.790 billion in 2009 and was won by “Avengers: Endgame,” which grossed $ 2.777 billion worldwide.
With only $ 7.4 million left in James Cameron’s sci-fi to find the highest-grossing job of all time, it didn’t take long.
The relaunch hit $ 8.9 million in less than 24 hours, surpassing the “ Avengers: Endgame ” mark.
On social media, Marvel praised James Cameron and ‘Avatar’ for their achievement:
Congratulations to @JimCameron, @ JonLandau and ALL of the Na’vi Nation for claiming the crown at the box office! We love you 3000. @OfficialAvatar pic.twitter.com/WlMWRcL15y
– Marvel Studios (@MarvelStudios) March 13, 2021
To date, the estimated total for “Avatar” is $ 2,798.9 billion.
Some Marvel fans are already keen to remember that ‘Avatar’ only managed to regain the job due to the relaunch, but it’s worth remembering that ‘Avengers: Endgame’ only surpassed it. its competitor only after a rehearsal which remained exposed for almost three years. month.
Either way, Disney took advantage, as the image rights to Avatar have now been part of the studio since the Fox acquisition.
Recalling that the filming of ‘Avatar 2’ is already 100% finished. The information was shared by James Cameron himself.
“Covid hit us like everyone else. We lost about four and a half months of production. And as a result of that, we had to postpone the movie premiere for a year, until December 2022. But that doesn’t mean we have more time to finish the movie, because the day we delivered ‘Avatar 2 ‘, we have started work on finalizing’ Avatar 3 ‘. And right now we’re filming in New Zealand. We’re recording what’s missing from the live action and we have about 10% left to complete. We have already completed 100% of “Avatar 2” and we have completed approximately 95% of “Avatar 3”.
The delay around the second film is said to be due to the fact that Cameron is investing in new technologies in theaters.
In an interview with Digital Spy, he revealed that he had created “technology so advanced that no one could imagine it today”.
“We have the best artists and technicians in the world to create a film so visually rich it will shock everyone. We are going to surprise you with a film that is innovative in every way, ”he said.
‘Avatar 2’ won’t hit theaters until 2022, after four years of delay.
Cameron has already scheduled the release of the other chapters of the saga.
AVATAR 2 – December 16, 2022
AVATAR 3 – December 20, 2024
AVATAR 4 – December 18, 2026
AVATAR 5 – December 22, 2028
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