Why Avatar 2 Is Three Freaking Hours Long

Why Avatar 2 Is Three Freaking Hours Long

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Avatar: Way of the Water will feature a three-hour, 10-minute runtime. Director James Cameron says it's because there's more emotion.

'The goal is to tell an extremely compelling story on an emotional basis,' Cameron said.

'People say, 'Oh my god, a family story from Disney? Just what we want,'' Cameron continued. 'This isn't that kind of family story. This is a family like Sopranos is a family story

Cameron has been on a tear this year with comments about his and other films. In addition to comparing his film to Sopranos, he also compared it to Lord of the Rings.

He also said that Marvel characters have to have kids for the films to be mature (in addition to calling Aquaman unrealistic in 2019).

And reminded us that his movies are 'hideously expensive,' which is why the planned Avatar films 4 and 5 might not happen. He also said that if you saw his film at home

Avatar: The Way of Water hits theaters on December 16, 2022.

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