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Kate Winslet Is Reuniting With James Cameron & Joining the 'Avatar' Universe!

Kate Winslet and James Cameron are teaming up once again!

Twenty years after the Oscar winners worked together on the iconic Titanic, the duo is back at it for another massive production: the long-awaited follow-up(s) to 2009′s Avatar.

Kate and I have been looking for something to do together for 20 years, since our collaboration on Titanic, which was one of the most rewarding of my career. I can’t wait to see her bring the character of Ronal to life,” James told Deadline.

Production began on the Avatar sequels – there are four currently planned – in September in California.

Avatar 2 is due on December 18, 2020 with Avatar 3 to follow on December 17, 2021. Avatar 4 will arrive on December 20, 2024 and Avatar 5 will be released on December 19, 2025.

Zoe Saldana Reunites With 'Avatar' Cast at Disney World's 'Pandora – The World of Avatar'

The cast of Avatar is back together!

Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Sam Worthington, Laz Alonso, Stephen Lang, Wes Studi, Joel David Moore, and director James Cameron reunited at the dedication of Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on Wednesday (May 24) in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Walt Disney Imagineering, in collaboration with James and Lightstorm Entertainment, brought to life the mythical world of Pandora, inspired by the film.

Pandora – The World of Avatar features the Na’vi River Journey, the 3-D attraction Avatar Flight of Passage, as well as dining and merchandise locations.

The night before, Zoe and her husband Marco Perego were photographed at the floating mountains of Pandora before exploring the rest of theme park.

FYI: Zoe is wearing a Brock Collection top and skirt. More Here! »

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Cliff Curtis Signs on For Lead Role in Upcoming 'Avatar' Films

Cliff Curtis is joining the world of Avatar!

The Fear the Walking Dead star has signed on for a lead role in the four upcoming Avatar films, Deadline reports.

Cliff is set to play Tonowari, the leader of the Metkayina reef people clan. James Cameron – the director of the film series – has said in interviews that the upcoming films will take place underwater.

Avatar 2 is set to hit theaters on December 18, 2020 with subsequent films premiering each a year later.

Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, and Sigourney Weaver are expected to return for the upcoming films.

Avatar's Four Sequels Get Official Release Dates

The four sequels of the smash hit movie Avatar have official release dates and fans can look forward to seeing the next movie in the franchise in 2020!

James Cameron‘s Avatar 2 is set to hit theaters on December 18, 2020 and the third film will open a year later on December 17, 2021.

Fans will have to wait three years before getting to find out the rest of the story as Avatar 4 won’t be released until December 20, 2024, followed by Avatar 5 a year later on December 19, 2025.

Cameron announced the news on Facebook, saying, “Great to be working with the best team in the business! Avatar takes flight as we begin concurrent production on four sequels.”

Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, and Sigourney Weaver are expected to return for the upcoming films.

'Avatar' Sequel Won't Be Ready for 2018, James Cameron Says

If you were looking forward to the next movie in the Avatar franchise next year, you’re going to have to wait longer.

Director James Cameron has revealed that the sequel will not be ready for a 2018 release.

“Well, 2018 is not happening,” he told The Toronto Star. “We haven’t announced a firm release date.”

Cameron is planning four more Avatar movies and all of the scripts have been completed and casting is in place for most of the roles.

“What people have to understand is that this is a cadence of releases. So, we’re not making Avatar 2, we’re making Avatar 2, 3, 4, and 5. It’s an epic undertaking. It’s not unlike building the Three Gorges dam,” he added.

Avatar was released in 2009 and it currently holds the record for the highest grossing movie of all time worldwide with a $2.788 billion gross.

'Avatar' Getting Four Sequels, Director James Cameron Announces!

Avatar is getting four sequels, director James Cameron just announced at CinemaCon!

“We have decided to embark on a truly massive cinematic process,” James said (via THR), announcing plans to release Avatar 2 during Christmas 2018, with one every year after that.

“I’ve been working the last couple of years with a team of four top screenwriters to design the world of Avatar going forward: The characters, the creatures, the environment, the new cultures.”

An Avatar sequel has been in the works for years, but had been delayed. The 2009 movie grossed $2.8 billion worldwide.

'Avatar' Sequel Pushed Back to 2017 by Director James Cameron

Avatar fans will now have to wait a little bit longer for the sequel.

According to Variety, the highly-anticipated follow-up to the 2009 hit film has been pushed back one year until Christmas 2017, due to script reasons.

“We’re not just going to do one and then make up another one and another one after that,” writer and director James Cameron told the AP. “And parallel with that, we’re doing all the design. So we’ve designed all the creatures and the environments.”

ARE YOU SAD that Avatar‘s sequel won’t be out until late 2017 now?