Avatar: The Last Airbender had to “change” its name because of James Cameron’s avatar.

James Cameron apparently always had big plans for his Avatar film series.

In fact, half a decade ago avatarHe had already acquired the rights to his title when it debuted in 2009 – which went on to become the world’s highest-grossing film of all time, grossing $2.9 billion (£2.3bn) at the box office.

As it turns out, Cameron’s forward-thinking had implications for Nickelodeon’s hit animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender.

“In 2004 we learned we had to change the name of our show avatar to Avatar: The Last Airbender because James Cameron already had the rights to a film called avatar‘ revealed series director Giancarlo Volpe in a recent tweet.

“Now [Cameron’s] called sequel The way of the water. When part three is called The masters of firebending we’re rioting,” he joked.

His tweet alludes to the significant role the element of water plays in the show, with water now serving as the cornerstone of Cameron’s upcoming sequel. Avatar: The Way of Water.

The Independent has reached out to Cameron’s representative for comment.

Although Cameron’s original avatar Premiered in 2009, he began development in 1994.

He had originally intended to direct after his 1997 hit titanicbut the motion capture technology he needed for the film wasn’t progressing as quickly as he expected.

So it took until 2006 before the film was officially launched.

Now, 13 years later, the long-awaited sequel is out Avatar: The Way of Water, is finally coming to cinemas on December 16th.

On Tuesday (December 6), ahead of the film’s official release, members of the media were invited to its premiere in London. Critics have already hailed Cameron’s sequel as a “triumph” on social media.

Your praise matches that of Pinocchio Director Guillermo del Toro, who called Cameron “a master at the peak of his powers,” called the sequel a “stunning achievement.”

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/avatar-the-last-airbender-james-cameron-way-of-water-b2240676.html Avatar: The Last Airbender had to “change” its name because of James Cameron’s avatar.


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