Tag Archives: James Cameron

Bill Paxton Passes Away At 61

Man, this sucks. One of my favourite character actors ever, Bill Paxton, has left us. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that Paxton died yesterday of complications related to heart surgery. He was 61. Paxton is of course a familiar face for movie fans, especially of genre Cinema. He had so many memorable performances acrossContinue Reading

James Cameron Plans To Shoot All Four Avatar Sequels At Once

Last week at 20th Century Fox‘s CinemaCon panel, Oscar-winning director James Cameron announced that we’d be getting four “Avatar” sequels. Today, in an interview with Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine, he revealed that plans to shoot all four sequels at the same time. Cameron explained: “It’s really all one big production. It’s more the wayContinue Reading

Robert Rodriguez To Direct Anime Adaptation Battle Angel Alita

Ugh. This has to be one of the most disappointing announcements in recent memory. Today, Twentieth Century Fox and James Cameron revealed that the director’s adaptation of the hit anime “Battle Angel Alita” is being handed over to someone else. And that person is Robert Rodriguez, a guy who’s been putting out one rubbish movieContinue Reading

First Look! Concept Art From Neill Blomkamp’s Alien Sequel

We’ve known for a while now that director Neill Blomkamp (“District 9”) is working on a sequel to “Aliens”. Yes, the 2nd film, which means it will pretty much disregard the other sequels that came after. Blomkamp tried to be diplomatic and say it will “not overwrite canon” but the fact is, he is. AndContinue Reading

Oscar-Winning Composer James Horner Dies In Plane Crash

Sigh, another great talent has left us. American film composer James Horner, who gave us some of the most stirring and beautifully melodic movie music of the modern age, has died from from injuries sustained in a plane crash. He was 61. According to officials, Horner was piloting the small aircraft when it crashed intoContinue Reading

Avatar Sequels Delayed Again

Honestly, I hesitated posting this piece as at this point I don’t think any revelation of an “Avatar” sequel being delayed is news at all. But here it is. According to a report in The Associated Press today, director James Cameron announced at an event held by the New Zealand Screen Advisory Board that theContinue Reading

James Cameron Discusses The Tech In Making Avatar Sequels

James Cameron is busy prepping his 3 sequels to the Box Office titan “Avatar”, and in between he found time to speak to RTL about his approach to making them. As before, the director aims to create new technology for the filming and post-production elements. Here’s what he had to say: “We’re still in theContinue Reading

James Cameron To Film Avatar Sequels In NZ

New Zealand is turning into quite the go-to destination for making movies. First there was Kiwi native Peter Jackson’s Tolkien adaptations, now James Cameron is at it. Today, 20th Century Fox and Lightstorm Entertainment announced that the filmmaker will shoot all three of his upcoming “Avatar” sequels there. And it’s not just because the countryContinue Reading