As has frequently been the case throughout his unparalleled career,made film history again this weekend.
His long-awaited sequel “Avatar: The Way of Water” has now made over $2 billion in worldwide grosses, as reported by .
That grand total is after the film’s box office take from this weekend, the sixth consecutive weekend the film has occupied the No. 1 spot since its release in December.
CNN has reached out to “Avatar: The Way of Water” producing studio Disney for comment on the film’s latest financial achievement.
“Avatar: The Way of Water” is the sequel to Cameron’s 2009 extraterrestrial epic “Avatar,” which remains at the top of the list of biggest-selling films of all time, according to .
Another of Cameron’s films is also in the $2 billion club – 1997’s “Titanic.” Only three other films are part of that club – 2015’s “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens,” “Avengers: Infinity War” from 2018, and “Avengers: Endgame” from one year later.
Cameron is therefore the only director who can boast that three of his films are among the six to have made over $2 billion, as well as in top 6 bestselling movies of all time.
The director is planning to release“Avatar” sequels going forward.