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Avatar Sets Record On First Day Of Home Video Release

Earth Day turned out to be Pandora Day at retail stores on Thursday as consumers snatched up 4 million copies of Avatar , 1.5 million of them on Blu-ray, a record. The previous Blu-ray record...

Cameron Fought Studio Over 'Tree-hugging' Avatar

JAMES CAMERON battled to keep AVATAR focused on environmental issues - because movie bosses wanted him to cut the "tree-hugging" elements out of the film.The hugely successful blockbuster tells the story of an alien planet...

Cameron Planning To Revive Avatar In August

James Cameron has disclosed that 20th Century Fox plans to rerelease Avatar in August with an additional six minutes of special-effects scenes. Cameron told the website HeroComplex.com that he believes the film would have continued...

Ocean Focus For Avatar 2

James Cameron has revealed 'Avatar 2' will focus on Pandora's oceans. Director James Cameron says he has already begun thinking about the sequel to his $2.7 billion grossing movie - which tells the tale of...

Cameron Happy With Brazilian Dam Delay

Director JAMES CAMERON is celebrating after winning his fight to delay the construction of a hydro-electric dam in Brazil's Amazon rainforest.Cameron and his Avatar star Sigourney Weaver have both lent their support to a campaign...

Cameron And Weaver Join Sting In Fight Against Brazilian Dam

JAMES CAMERON and SIGOURNEY WEAVER have joined STING's fight to stop Brazilian authorities building a controversial hydro-electric dam in the Amazon rainforest.Sting held a press conference in the country last year (09) to condemn the...

Sigourney Weaver Blasts Oscar Bosses

Sigourney Weaver has blasted Academy Awards' voters for giving Kathryn Bigelow the Best Director accolade at this year's Oscars. The 60-year-old actress claims her movie 'Avatar' - directed by James Cameron - would have won...

Weaver Fuming Over Cameron's Oscar Snub

SIGOURNEY WEAVER has launched a scathing attack on Academy Awards bosses, insisting JAMES CAMERON should have won the Best Director prize at the 2010 ceremony instead of his ex-wife KATHRYN BIGELOW.Bigelow became the first ever...

Cbs Finds New Revenue Source Theaters

While the potential of 3D to alter TV viewing at home remains an iffy proposition -- only a scattering of 3D-compatible TV sets are currently in use -- it now seems likely that 3D telecasts...

Paul Greengrass' Fantastic Voyage?

Paul Greengrass is in negotiations to direct a remake of 'Fantastic Voyage'.The filmmaker - best known for helming action movies 'The Bourne Supremacy' and 'The Bourne Ultimatum' - is in early talks with 20th Century...

Avatar Sequel 'Definite'

'Avatar' will "definitely" get a sequel.The movie's lead actor Sam Worthington - who plays paraplegic marine Jake Sully in the action adventure film - confirms he and director James Cameron will return to make a...

Independence Day To Return

'Independence Day' is set to get two sequels. The 1996 movie - which starred Will Smith as the saviour of earth after an alien attack - could get the follow-ups thanks to the success of...

Avatar Rules Empire Awards

'Avatar' was the big winner at this year's Jameson Empire Film Awards 2010 last night (28.03.10). The 3-D sci-fi blockbuster picked up three prizes at the event, winning Best Film, Best Director for James Cameron...

Avatar Dominates Britain's Empire Awards

JAMES CAMERON's AVATAR ruled Britain's Empire Film Awards on Sunday night (28Mar10), taking home three of the top trophies.The sci-fi epic won the coveted Best Film honour and Cameron landed the Best Director award, while...

Sam Worthington Not Right For Bond

Sam Worthington "wasn't right" to play James Bond.The 33-year-old actor tried out for the role - which was eventually given to Daniel Craig, who took over form Pierce Brosnan - but admits he couldn't work...

Beck Slams Cameron (Who Slammed Him)

Fox News commentator Glenn Beck wasted no time responding to Titanic/Avatar director James Cameron's denunciation of him as a "f***ing a**hole" who is "dangerous because his ideas are poisonous." Cameron claimed that Beck had once...

Cameron Fuels War Of Words With Journalist

A U.S. journalist has refused to apologise to JAMES CAMERON for calling him the "anti-Christ" - just days after the moviemaker labelled the reporter "dangerous" and "poisonous".The Oscar-winning filmmaker was left fuming when Fox News...

James Cameron's 3-D Worries

James Cameron has hit out at studios for converting films into 3-D. The 'Avatar' director - who lost out on the Best Director Oscar to ex-wife Kathryn Bigelow's 'Hurt Locker' earlier this month - says...

Avatar A Hot Blu-ray (Pre)seller

It may not be in 3D but the upcoming Blu-ray version of Avatar represents the highest quality that will be available on home video -- and, according to director James Cameron, that's the version that...

Earth Day Campaign Gets Boost From Cameron's Avatar

JAMES CAMERON is using the DVD release of AVATAR to encourage fans to go green for this year's (10) Earth Day.The annual awareness day on 22 April (10) coincides with the U.S. release of the...

Zhang Yimou Calls For Chinese Cinema Innovation

One of China's leading film directors, Zhang Yimou ( Red Sorghum, Raise the Red Lantern, Hero ), has told China's national parliament that the country's film industry lags far behind the U.S. and needs to...

Green Zone Loses The War

Green Zone has become Hollywood's latest casualty of the Iraq War. Demonstrating that not even films of high artistic merit like The Hurt Locker , which won the Oscar for best film of 2009, or,...

Cameron Confirms Titanic 3d

Moviemaker JAMES CAMERON has confirmed he will bring TITANIC back to the big screen in 3D.The director recently joked about updating the 1997 blockbuster using the same technology, which brought his Oscar-winning epic Avatar to...

Indians Thrilled By Cameron's Cultural Visit

AVATAR director JAMES CAMERON has given Bollywood a global boost after agreeing to front a new cinema seminar in New Delhi, India.The celebrated moviemaker will join Bollywood megastar Aamir Khan and journalists at the Future...

Avatar May Return With New Footage

James Cameron has complained that Avatar got "stomped" by Alice in Wonderland because it had to give up the limited number of 3D theaters to make way for the new film. "The word we're getting...

Kathryn Bigelow Praises James Cameron

Kathryn Bigelow thinks her ex-husband James Cameron is an "extraordinary filmmaker". The 'Hurt Locker' director, who made history when she was the first woman to win the Best Director accolade at the 82nd Academy Awards...

Cameron: 'Don't Blame Bigelow For Producer's Mistake'

JAMES CAMERON is glad Oscar bosses didn't penalise KATHRYN BIGELOW's Academy Award-winning movie THE HURT LOCKER after one of the producers was caught campaigning for votes - calling the incident a "dumb mistake".Nicolas Chartier was...

Kathryn Bigelow Makes Oscar History

Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win the Best Director award at last night's Oscars (07.03.10).The film-maker beat ex-husband James Cameron's 3-D epic 'Avatar' to claim the prestigious honour for Iraq war movie 'The...

Cameron Quit Trucking Job After Star Wars

Oscar-nominated moviemaker JAMES CAMERON was so impressed by STAR WARS he quit his job as a trucker to become a director.The Avatar filmmaker admits the George Lucas sci-fi epic inspired him to do more with...

Chinese Writer Persevering With Avatar Lawsuit Bid After Court Snubs

A Chinese writer is persevering with his threats to sue JAMES CAMERON over allegations the director based his blockbuster AVATAR on a 1997 novel, even though officials at two courts have refused to submit the...

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