29 January 2013 11:30 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Really, James Cameron could probably single-handedly rustle up the money to pay for the next two Avatar movies. It might require selling a submarine or autographing 100 Titanic posters, but come on, he could do it. But Cameron, like everyone else in Hollywood, relies on other peoples' money to get his movies made, and now 20th Century Fox has secured the cash needed to make the Avatar sequels, and plenty of other things in the next five years. According to Variety, the studio has secured a little more than $400 million to fund everything it plans to produce in the next half-decade, which includes Avatar 2 and Avatar 3. The money was arranged by Chip Seelig, who brought another $400 million to the studio back in 2005, when he was part of Dune Management. The details of the deal and complex, and probably not relevant to anyone not receiving money on either end. It's »


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