James Cameron announced that he plans to make four sequels to his 2009 epic “Avatar” during CinemaCon on Thursday. And it has people compl...
‘Avatar’ Sequel Overload: Twitter Responds With a Collective ‘Really?’
In the wake of Cameron’s announcement, Twitter has erupted with negativity over the plan, with social-media users expressing a mixture of exasperation and outright mockery.
On the latter count, there was, “Avatar 7: Please Look at This Iguana Made Out of Glowy Ferns for Three Hours.”
And, “Oh goody! 4 avatar sequels?!? I can’t wait to reunite with my favorite characters: muscle guy, blue lady, that girl, that other guy.”
One disbeliever responded with a mere, “Four? Four Avatar sequels?”
Yet another critic opined that Cameron would be better served tackling a fresher concept: “Four Avatar sequels is excessive. Rather see other original work from Cameron. It was pretty but Ferngully the Last Rainforest did it better.”