“Avatar 4” Starts Filming Next Month, But Will Be Released in 2029

Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana in "Avatar."
Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana in "Avatar." Photo by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation/Kobal/REX/Shutterstock (5885988z)

The world of Pandora is about to get even bigger. Filming for Avatar 4 is scheduled to start next month and it’s rumored to be bigger than anything we’ve seen. However, fans will need to practice patience. The movie’s release isn’t scheduled until 2029.

Anticipation Builds 

The Avatar series, helmed by visionary director James Cameron, has consistently pushed the boundaries of cinematic technology and storytelling. The franchise kicked off with the original Avatar in 2009 and continued with Avatar: The Way of Water in 2022, which was a massive hit, grossing $2.3 billion worldwide. While it didn’t surpass the original film’s record-breaking $2.9 billion, it reinforced the series’ appeal.

Why the Long Wait?

The extended gap between the Avatar sequels has been a topic of interest among fans and industry observers alike. One of the primary reasons for the lengthy intervals is the intricate and detailed CGI work that brings the world of Pandora to life. This level of detail requires years of post-production.

What to Expect from Avatar 4

While details about the plot of Avatar 4 are scarce, the time jump within the universe of the film is a key element we hope to learn more about soon.