James Cameron Dings ‘Avengers’ Box Office, Expects ‘Avatar’ to Reclaim Record
James Cameron is happy to let “Endgame-2019-movie-posters/”>Avengers: Endgame” have its moment in the sun as the highest grossing movie ever released worldwide (unadjusted for inflation), but that doesn’t mean he isn’t eyeing a reclamation of the box office record.
In an interview with USA Today marking the 10th anniversary of “Avatar,” Cameron says he expects his 3D science-fiction epic to take back the box office record through an international theatrical release of the movie that will take place ahead of “Avatar 2” debuting in December 2021.“I think it’s a certainty,” Cameron says of “Avatar” passing “Avengers: Endgame” at the box office.
“But let’s give ‘Endgame’ their moment and let’s celebrate that people are going to the movie theater.”“Avatar” opened December 18, 2009 and capitalized on interest in its groundbreaking visual effects and 3D presentation to become the highest-grossing film ever released with $2.78 billion worldwide.
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