Cancelled Movies. Wiki
Avatar (2009 film) poster

On May 5, 2012, Cameron expressed his desire to direct a prequel to his acclaimed and successful Avatar film, with Sigourney Weaver slated to reprise her role as Dr. Grace Augustine. The film was originally supposed to be shot back-to-back with the second and third installment, as the prequel was supposed to be the fourth installment in the franchise.


The plot would have taken place back-to-back the second and third film.

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. On September 8, 2012, Cameron revealed that the prequel will not be shot back-to-back with the second and the third films.


  • In April 2016, it was stated by Cameron that the fourth and fifth installments are planned to be sequels like the first two, leaving the fate of the prequel project unknown.
  • On December 16, 2022, 20th Century Studios released a sequel to Avatar called Avatar: The Way of Water.