Filming of James Cameron’s four Avatar sequels in New Zealand has been delayed indefinitely due to coronavirus concerns.
Meanwhile Slim Film + Television has suspended for at least one month production in South Africa of the big budget TV series Around the World In 80 Days, which Seven Studios is co-producing.
Cameron and producer Jon Landau’s production company Lightstorm Entertainment had been due to finish filming Avatar 2 and 3 in the northern spring.
Landau told the New Zealand Herald he and a group of colleagues have postponed their flight to Wellington and will continue working in Los Angeles.
“If I told you we are going to know something in two weeks I’d be lying,” he said. “I might not be wrong – even a broken clock is right twice a day. But I would be lying because I don’t know.
“We’re in the midst of