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‘Avatar 2’ must surpass ‘Star Wars 7’ and ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ to earn

It was reported that Avatar’s sequel, “Avatar: The Way of Water”, would need to achieve the 3rd or 4th highest gross in history to break even.

According to local media, such as Variety on November 21 (local time), “Avatar: The Way of Water” has a production budget of $250 million (approximately 338.8 billion won). Also, while director James Cameron is yet to give specific numbers, he mentioned that the film was “very fucking (expensive)”.

Moreover, the director estimated that to break even, Avatar: The Way of Water has “tto be the third or fourth highest-grossing film in history.”

Released in 2009, Avatar caused a sensation with its innovative technology and grossed $2.9 billion (about 3.9309 trillion won), topping the global box office charts.

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The film is followed by “Avengers: Endgame” with $2.7 million and “Titanic” with $2.1 million. This means, according to Cameron, if “Avatar: The Way of Water” wants to break even, it will have to overtake either “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” ($2.07 billion) or “Avengers: Infinity War” (2, 05 billion dollars). billion dollars) in fourth or fifth place respectively.

It is known that so far only these 5 films have exceeded the $ 2 million mark on a global scale (not taking inflation into account).


On the other hand, “Avatar: The Way of Water” is the film that director James Cameron will show after 13 years from the previous film. It will explore the ruthless threats Jake Sully and Ney’tiri’s family face on planet Pandora, the long journey they must make to survive, and their battles, stories and wounds.

The film will premiere in Korea on December 14. On December 9, director James Cameron, producer Jon Landau, Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver and Stephen Lang will visit Korea to talk to the public.

Source: Diversity, daum


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