Production officially began in Manhattan Beach this week.
Shane Salerno, who penned all of James Cameron’s forthcoming Avatar sequels, will write the script.
Subsequent installments set for release in 2021, 2024, and 2025.
Weaver also praised the scripts, says she’s “not worried about [disappointing fans] at all.”
Director also says opening Avatar sequels against Star Wars “would be stupid.”
“We have decided to embark on a truly massive cinematic process.”
James Cameron wants to make sure his trio of blockbuster sequels are done right, not fast.
Prior to the delay, the first of three Avatar sequels was slated to hit theaters next year.