The director of "Titanic" and "Avatar" talks to "Asharq Al-Awsat" about his projects </p><div> <p>After the resounding success of his movie "Avatar" in 2009, "Titanic" director James Cameron decided to create a series of this mixture of humans and nonhumans on a distant planet that seems more peaceful and beautiful than the one we live on.
Cameron has begun work on “Avatar 2” – in progress and is now preparing to return to filming that was stopped due to “Corona”. Regarding the isolation of the epidemic, Cameron said in an interview with “Al-Sharq Al-Awsat”: “I cannot say enough about my happiness to return to complete filming (Avatar 2) and the following parts,” adding that science fiction films are “my favorite genre.” And talking about his passion for the depths of the oceans, Cameron said: “In 2012 specifically, it descended to the deepest point in the ocean.” And if he spent on that from his own pocket, he replied: “Yes. I make films in order to pay off my debts due to my love of exploration. ”