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AI Is Studying My Book About James Cameron to Learn How to Write. So Far, It’s: Robots 1, Humans 0

In 2009, I wrote a book about James Cameron called The Futurist, in which I detailed the Avatar and Titanic filmmaker’s complicated relationship with technology. Cameron has spent his career on the bleeding edge of science, from the visual effects he helped pioneer to the submersibles he designed and rode to the deepest points in […]

James Cameron Executive Producing Maori-Centric Drama ‘Taonga’ (Exclusive)

Avatar filmmaker James Cameron will executive produce Taonga, a Maori-centric drama from actor and first-time director Shane Rangi. Rangi, who worked with Cameron on the Avatar movies, which were shot in New Zealand, wrote the script and will direct the feature that has the backing of Fandomodo Films, a boutique development, production and financing company […]

Gareth Edwards’ Sci-Fi Epic ‘The Creator’ to Open Beyond Fest

Gareth Edwards’ The Creator, starring John David Washington and Gemma Chan in a sci-fi epic about a world at war with artificial intelligence, is set to open the Beyond Fest in Los Angeles. The action thriller from 20th Century studios also stars Allison Janney and newcomer Madeleine Voyles and will screen at the Aero Theatre. […]

‘Terminator’ Producer Says James Cameron Cut Scene After Financiers Forced Him to Cast Their Friends

The Terminator producer Gale Anne Hurd is revealing the key scene that director James Cameron cut from the 1984 film because financiers made him include their friends in it. The producer-writer took to X (formerly known as Twitter) on Wednesday to share the scene in question, which shows how Cyberdyne Systems, the tech corporation responsible […]

James Cameron Shoots Down “Offensive” Titan Sub Movie Rumor

James Cameron sounded off on an “offensive” rumor that was reported in several U.K. publications concerning the Titan submersible tragedy. The Sun first reported the anonymously sourced story claiming the Oscar-winning Titanic director was in talks with a major streamer to helm a movie or series about the ill-fated final Titan voyage, which claimed the […]

James Cameron Seeks $33M for Epic Coastal California Paradise

If you’ve always wanted to be “king of the world,” this titanic Santa Barbara compound could be just the ticket! As first reported by The Wall Street Journal, the picturesque 102-acre spread long owned by James Cameron has just popped up for sale in the gated residential and agricultural Hollister Ranch enclave resting along the rural Gaviota coastline, […]

Arnold Schwarzenegger Says ‘Terminator’ Films Predicted the Future of AI: “It Has Become a Reality”

Arnold Schwarzenegger claims The Terminator franchise, which launched his career in 1984, predicted the future of artificial intelligence. While speaking at An Evening with Arnold Schwarzenegger in Los Angeles on Wednesday, People reported that the actor talked about how writer-director James Cameron’s theories on AI in the films have “become a reality.” “Today, everyone is frightened of […]

Lew Palter, ‘Titanic’ Actor and Longtime CalArts Teacher, Dies at 94

Lew Palter, the veteran character actor and admired CalArts School of Theater faculty member who portrayed the department store magnate Isidor Straus in James Cameron’s Titanic, has died. He was 94. Palter died May 21 of lung cancer at his home in Los Angeles, his daughter, Catherine Palter, told The Hollywood Reporter. The New York […]

Cinematographer Remembers Titanic Sub Crew Member Hamish Harding, Collaborator on 2020 Doc ‘One More Orbit’

As the news arrived Thursday of the discovery of the Titan wreckage, cinematographer James Neihouse especially remembered his friend Hamish Harding, the billionaire businessman and explorer who was one of the five people on the sub, which disappeared on Sunday during a dive to Titanic. They met during the making of 2020 documentary One More […]

James Cameron: Titan Sub Tragedy Is Similar to the Titanic Disaster Itself

Oscar-winning Titanic director James Cameron has weighed in on the Titan submersible tragedy that now appears to have claimed the lives of four passengers and its pilot. Cameron told ABC News on Thursday: “Many people in the community were concerned about this sub and even wrote letters to the company saying that what they were […]

As ‘Avatar 5’ Lands 2031 Release (No Joke), Disney Fills Out Movie Calendar Earlier Than Ever

Leave it to James Cameron to create new rules. That’s the perk of directing three of the four biggest movies of all time at the worldwide box office — 2009’s Avatar, 2022’s Avatar: The Way of Water and 1997’s Titanic. On Tuesday, Disney revealed that Cameron and his team need more time to make the […]

Oscars Snubs: ‘Elvis,’ ‘Banshees of Inisherin’ Shut Out as ‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ ‘Avatar 2’ Only Win One Award Each

Perhaps Tom Cruise and James Cameron were onto something. The superstars behind two of the biggest films from the past year, Top Gun: Maverick and Avatar: The Way of Water, didn’t attend the 2023 Oscars, where their blockbuster movies, despite being nominated for multiple awards, went home with only one award each, both in the […]