Although renowned director James Cameron previously announced that "Avatar 2" will be launched in late 2017, latest reports are pointing out that fans may have to wait a little longer than that.
He emphasized, however, that the date is not as important as how the story would run.
"Christmas of '17 is the target. At least, that's what we've announced. But I don't consider that to be as important as the fact that when we get all three films done, we drop them a year apart. I call it a meta-narrative that runs across the three movies. Each film stands alone, but it also tells one much larger story," Cameron revealed to Montreal Gazette.
The Wrap confirmed that 20th Century Fox is pushing back the date of the upcoming movie's release date. The studio refused, though, to comment on the possible reason of the delay.
Meanwhile, there are speculations as to what the storyline of the upcoming movie installment will be. Rumors have it that the plot will revolve around Jake Sully (Sam Worthington) who is now a permanent Na'vi avatar,Princess Neytiri (Zoe Saldana) and the family they are building. Additionally, it is said that Sully is now the tribe's chieftain and Neytiri is the priestess.
Cameron has not confirmed any of these rumors. Though, he gave a tid-bit of information about the plot. Talking to Empire, he said, "I can tell you one thing about [the three upcoming sequels]. They're gonna be b**chin'. You will sh*t your mouth wide open."
Additionally, he also told ComingSoon.net that "Avatar 2" will be featuring Pandora's ocean ecosystem, saying, "We're doing 'Avatar' films now, so we're making up an ocean ecosystem for Pandora."
It must be remembered that Cameron had already touched on themes that deal with the oceans in his films "Titanic" and "The Abyss."
"That's gonna have less to do with the deep exploration that I've done than it has to do with my concerns about conservation of Earth's oceans," he added.
With Cameron being a perfectionist director himself, any of these, though, may still undergo some changes.