20th Century Fox was hoping to get James Cameron's Avatar sequel released in theaters in December of 2014. According to the films producer Jon Landau that might not happen. He recently did an interview with Empire in which he said,
We're not naming dates, but I think 2014 will be a tough date for us to make. It's about getting it right. Movies make release dates; release dates don't make movies.
It doesn't sound like we'll get to travel back to the world of Pandora until 2015 at the earliest, maybe even 2016. He goes on to reveal that the movie is currently in development, and reveals what their team is working on,
We've started already. WETA are already working and we have our core team, (animation supervisor) Richie Baneham and (digital effects supervisor) Nolan Murtha, working with us. And we're working on underwater performance-capture.
Underwater performance capture!? We'll that sounds like something new, and should be an interesting part of the production to develop.
It's going to be like the Floating Mountains in the first movie. It's not going to be all underwater; it's going to be a place we go to, leave and come back to.
It will be very interesting to see what kind of designs we'll end up seeing for this underwater environment. Will we see an kind of underwater military vessels or mech suits? I'm looking forward to seeing what Cameron has planned for this sequel even though we've got a hell of a long time to wait before anything is released.
Are you looking forward to seeing Cameron's sequel?