[Movies] James Cameron Commissions Four Avatar Spin-Off Novels
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 08.22.2013
To be written by Steven Charles Gould....
In addition to three confirmed Avatar sequels, we'll be seeing the world of Pandora expanded in novel form. James Cameron has announced via press release that he is bringing in science fiction author Steven Charles Gould to write four novels that will be stand-alone stories based on and expanding the world of Avatar
Cameron said in the press release, "Steven Gould is one of the shining lights in contemporary science fiction, and I've long admired the worlds and characters he's created in his books and stories. We're very fortunate to have Steven bring his formidable talents to the Avatar universe. He is already working closely with me and the screenwriters to flesh out the expanding world of 'Avatar.'"
Gould is best known for Jumper, which was written in 1992 and eventually got its own feature film adaptation. He is also president of the Science Fiction Writers of America.
The films are currently being written and will be filmed back-to-back with production beginning next year' release dates are set for December each in 2016, 2017 and 2018.