New Delhi: When James Cameron’s film ‘Avatar’ sequel ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ (Avatar: The Way of Water) was released in cinemas worldwide last month, people were drawn to the magical world of Pandora. ‘Avatar 2’ has also set a new record by earning tremendously at the box office. According to media reports, the world wide collection of the film has crossed $2 billion, which is more than Rs 162 billion.
James Cameron’s film created a new history in the world of cinema this weekend. ‘Avatar 2’ was released in December last year. The film has remained at number one since the last 6 weeks. According to the report of Box Office Mojo, 2009’s ‘Avatar’ is the highest grossing film in the world.
Now another Cameron film has joined the $2 billion club. Apart from ‘Titanic’, three other films are part of this club, which includes 2015’s ‘Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens’, ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ and ‘Avengers: Endgame’.
James Cameron, 68, is the only director to have three of his films among the six films that have grossed more than $2 billion. If reports are to be believed, then the director is planning to release at least three more sequels of ‘Avatar’ going forward. The cast of ‘Avatar 2’ stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Kate Winslet and Stephen Lang. The film was released on 16 December 2022 in cinemas worldwide.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 23, 2023, 17:25 IST