All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘James Cameron’

Avatar 2 Will NOT Be Ready For Christmas 2017 Release As Cameron Works “At His Own Pace”

Avatar 2, up to earlier this week, was set to release in December of 2017 and was to be stiff competition for Star Wars VIII at the box office. However, it seems that the umpteenth release date that has been set for Avatar 2 has also been scrapped. No word on a new release date for Avatar 2, but maybe …

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“Avatar 2” And “Star Wars VIII” To Do Box Office Battle With Both Scheduled For Release In December 2017

Avatar 2 and Star Wars VIII are two of the most highly-anticipated sequels of all time and both are now set to release in the same busy Christmas season. Avatar 2 was originally scheduled to be released in December of this year, but James Cameron admitted that they had been a little too ambitious with that release date. The slot …

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Leonardo DiCaprio to Play Billy Milligan, Man With 24 Personalities, in ‘The Crowded Room’

Leonardo DiCaprio has signed on for the role of Billy Milligan, a man acquitted of both rape and robbery because he exhibited 24 personalities, in the upcoming film The Crowded Room. Contact Music calls the role DiCaprio’s ‘most interesting yet,’ and believes it will make the actor an Oscar contender for next year. The film project is based on the …

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Harrison Ford Answers Questions on Star Wars, Indiana Jones in Reddit AMA

Actor Harrison Ford made a “Ask Me Anything” thread on Reddit yesterday, answering (and not answering) some of his fans’ most pervasive questions. Although the session only lasted one hour, Ford conveyed stories from the highlights of his career: Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Blade Runner.. In regard to Star Wars, Ford explained that when he was offered the part …

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Vitamix Blender Spoof with Fallon, Schwarzenegger

While aping the popular home shopping network QVC Monday, former California governor and action star Arnold Schwarzenegger joined The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon to demonstrate a Vitamix blender, as well as a “Slap Chop” slicing and dicing utensil. Schwarzenegger was also promoting his latest fundraising venture, which involves the Sabotage star running over things in an old Austrian tank. …

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Avatar Is Returning For A Sequel

What is not surprising is that Zoe Saldana’s Avatar role as Neytiri has been confirmed, along with Sam Worthington’s Avatar Role as Jake Sully. What is surprising is that the sequel will be the first in an Avatar trilogy. The next Avatar release date is set for December 2016, and the sequels will follow each year in 2017 and 2018. …

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Zoë Saldana, Sam Worthington To Star In Next Three ‘Avatar’ Sequels

The sequels to the 2009 Blockbuster film Avatar are officially in motion, and the film’s stars Zoë Saldana and Sam Worthington are back onboard! E! News confirms Saldana and Worthington will reprise the starring roles of Neytiri and Jake Sully in the next three installments of the Avatar film series. The publication also reports that the film’s director James Cameron will …

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Zoe Saldana And Sam Worthington Sign On For Three Avatar Sequels

James Cameron talked about the idea of making sequels shortly after his huge hit film Avatar came out in 2009. The film earned an Oscar for Best Picture, and was a groundbreaking film in terms of the way that it was made. As a result, it was announced recently that the team was planning for more films, and a total …

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James Cameron Taking ‘Avatar’ Sequels to New Zealand

Director James Cameron has confirmed that three sequels to his ‘Avatar’ blockbuster will be produced in New Zealand, beginning in 2015. New Zealand, the Polynesian country where Peter Jackson filmed his ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Hobbit’ trilogies, has agreed to a 25% rebate for the production, in a joint venture with Twentieth Century Fox and Cameron’s own Lightstorm Entertainment. …

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James Cameron Gets Blasted At Golden Globes

Last night’s Golden Globe awards were hosted by “Saturday Night Live” alums–and BFFs–Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, and while they proved to be more charming than controversial Ricky Gervais was during his run at hosting, they still took some fiery shots at the stars in the audience. The comedy team picked on the most popular celebrities of the night, including …

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This Robot Exoskeleton Brings To Mind A Different James Cameron Movie

When we think about robots, we often think about the Terminator films (especially the first two), and with good reason considering some of the terrifying models we’ve seen in recent years. This robotic exoskeleton, however, brings to mind the famous end battle of James Cameron’s Aliens film. More cool (and nightmare-inducing) robots here.

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James Cameron Will Soon Answer Your Questions On Google+

National Geographic announced today that James Cameron, Jane Goodall, and Robert Ballard will participate in a Google+ Hangout on Sunday to answer questions from people around the world abou their studies and endeavors. While many know Cameron for his classic films, he also set a record with a 35,756-foot solo dive to the ocean’s deepest point in the South Pacific’s …

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James Cameron Pushes 3-D in China

Love it or hate it, 3-D moviemaking has some huge support from powerful players in the movie industry and it won’t be going away anytime soon. James Cameron’s Cameron Pace Group announced today that it will be launching a venture to push 3-D moviemaking in China. According to an Associated Press report, the company will be partnering with two Chinese …

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James Cameron to Film Three Avatar Sequels Back-to-Back

Although I did enjoy “Avatar” — the theatrical version, not the overlong extended cut — the idea of sitting through three sequels seems a little daunting. For me, everything I needed to know about Pandora and its inhabitants is contained within the first feature. Anything else beyond the end credits is simply superfluous. Unless Zoe Saldana sheds the blue skin …

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James Cameron Teaming With Google Execs For Space Mining

Film director James Cameron is well on his way to being known just as much for his explorer credentials as his movies. The 58-year old–whose films Titanic and Avatar are the highest-grossing movies of all time–can now add space exploration to his resume, which already includes being the first man to reach the bottom of the waters of the Mariana …

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Google Founders Investing in Asteroid Mining?

A lot of top-dollar investors have announced their backing of the new company Planetary Resources. The company will consist of former astronauts and venture capitalists who plan to officially announce the company’s existence on Tuesday. Peter H. Diamandis, M.D.; commercial space entrepreneur Eric Anderson; former NASA Mars mission manager Chris Lewicki; and planetary scientist & veteran NASA astronaut Tom Jones, …

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James Cameron to Reignite Robo Wars Craze?

James Cameron recently amazed the public with his voyage to the Mariana Trench where he described the bottom of the ocean floor to be lunar, desolate, and isolating. Now he is switching gears by developing a TV show for the Discovery Channel that features robots battling each other until they are inoperable. Robogeddon is expected to be very similar to …

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Suggests Titanic Alteration, Cameron Complies

In about four days from know, you’ll be able to take another trip on James Cameron’s Titanic. The difference between this one and the one that came out in 1997? 3D. Actually, that’s not quite right. While the “added dimension” is the most notable revision, thanks to the badassery of Neil deGrasse Tyson–the Internet’s current favorite super-genius–James Cameron has also …

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First Look At James Cameron’s Mariana Trench Voyage [VIDEO]

“It was a very lunar, desolate place, very isolated. My feeling was one of complete isolation from all of humanity.” That’s how James Cameron described the bottom of the ocean. Today, the first video from his impressive expedition lands and it shows that the bottom of the Mariana Trench is exactly how he describes it – desolate. On Sunday, Cameron …

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James Cameron’s Mariana Trench Tweet: Dispatches From The Bottom Of The Ocean

James Cameron, the Academy Award winning director of films like Titanic, Avatar, and The Abyss, doesn’t keep his drive for thrills and exploration contained to his filmmaking. And on Sunday, Cameron reached the deepest point in the ocean, The Challenger Deep. The Mariana Trench, a giant opening in the Earth’s crust located in the western Pacific Ocean, is a little …

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James Cameron Funds High-Tech Submarine

Director James Cameron is boldly going where no man has gone before, or at least since 1960. Cameron has funded the construction of a high-tech one-man submarine capable of diving seven miles beneath the Pacific Ocean into the Mariana Trench, and he intends to take it there. This is no joke, the director of the hit film Titanic is undertaking …

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Digital Map of Titanic to be Released

Using sonar imaging, and 100,000 photos from taken by submersibles, an expedition team put together a digital map of the Titanic, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ships ill-fated voyage. The study was conducted by RMS Titanic Inc., the legal custodian of the wreck, in tandem with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the Waitt Institute. (image) Parks Stephenson, …

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James Cameron Leads Race Into Mariana Trench

Director James Cameron is leading a race to the bottom of the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the world’s oceans. Of the four teams vying for the achievement, Cameron’s is in the lead, and the descent would make him the third human to explore the deepest part of the trench, called Challenger Deep – more people have been on …

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Eric Schmidt, James Cameron & Flying Robots

OK, Eric Schmidt and James Cameron are in the same video, talking to each other for quite a while. The flying robots are in a different (and much shorter) video. Pretty interesting stuff. View more daily video round-ups here. Xbox Live fall dashboard video walkthrough: Eric Schmidt talks to James Cameron: Flying robots build stuff: Social Media ROI Hypocrisy: Google …

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