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JAMES CAMERON LANDS AT BOTTOM OF DEEPEST ABYSS

March 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Director James Cameron has arrived at the bottom of the Mariana Trench, seven miles below the ocean’s surface, the deepest place on Earth, National Geographic reported today (Sunday). He is the first person to attempt such a solo deep-sea voyage. Arriving at the bottom, he signaled “All systems OK” to his support crew at the […]

TO DIVE OR NOT TO DIVE? FOR CAMERON, IT’S BOTH

March 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

On the same day that it was announced that James Cameron would be replaced by Martin Campbell as director of The Dive, reports emerged that Cameron was himself poised to embark on a dive of historic significance. The Titanic director, in a one-person submersible machine named the Mermaid Sapphire, is about to descend nearly seven […]

TITANIC TV DRAMAS DEBUNK CAMERON’S FILM DRAMA

March 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic will see two television shows broadcast — fittingly — on each side of the Atlantic Sunday night — each of which will attempt to refute in part the 1997 James Cameron version of events. In Britain on Sunday, the commercial network ITV plans to launch a […]

PARAMOUNT TO RAISE TITANIC EARLIER THAN EXPECTED

February 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Seemingly convinced that since 1997 an entire generation has emerged that has never seen Titanic on the big screen and that others who have will want to see it again in 3D, Paramount executives on Tuesday announced that they are moving up the release date of Titanic 3D to Wednesday, April 4, thereby stretching its […]

HELICOPTER CRASH KILLS CAMERON ASSOCIATES

February 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Two of James Cameron’s closest collaborators, filmmakers Mike deGruy and Andrew Wight, have been killed in a helicopter crash in Australia reportedly while scouting camera locations for an upcoming documentary. deGruy was the director of undersea photography for Cameron’s Last Mysteries of the Titanic and Wight was the writer-producer of the hit 3D film Sanctum.. […]

CAMERON REJECTS HOLLYWOOD; AVATAR 2 TO FILM IN NEW ZEALAND

February 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

While James Cameron shot much of his Oscar-winning Avatar in U.S. locations, such as Kauai and the Big Island in Hawaii and the converted aircraft assembly plant in Playa Vista, CA where Howard Hughes built the Spruce Goose, many scenes were also shot at Stone Street Studios in Wellington, New Zealand, and virtually all of […]

CAMERON POSTS TITANIC 3D TRAILER ON FACEBOOK (IN 2D)

November 16, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Saying that he wanted to celebrate the fact that the Facebook page for his upcoming 3D version of Titanic has now reached more than 10 million fans, director James Cameron has posted the new trailer for the movie first on Facebook. “It’s an experience you shouldn’t miss,” Cameron hypes in his introduction to the trailer. […]

AVATAR THEME PARK RIDE COMING TO DISNEY WORLD

September 21, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Get set for Avatar: The Theme-Park Ride. The Walt Disney Co. announced on Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with director James Cameron, his producing partner Jon Landau, and 20th Century Fox to develop a theme-park ride based on Cameron’s movie at Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL. Work on […]

REPORT: BOX OFFICE HEADING FOR SUMMER RECORD

August 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Despite the third-worst attendance figures of the century at theaters from January through April, a slew of movies that took a critical drubbing, plummeting interest in 3D, and the overall recession, the box office appears likely to set a record when total revenue from ticket sales for summer releases is tallied at the end of […]

THEATER OWNERS GAIN BACKING FROM DIRECTORS IN VOD FIGHT

April 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The National Association of Theatre Owners has mustered an impressive list of movie directors and producers to back the exhibitors’ efforts to persuade the movie studios to abandon their plans to roll out premium video-on-demand on cable, satellite, and the web. On the same day that DirecTV introduced its own Home Premiere package with Just […]

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