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Old January 5 2010, 03:46 AM   #151
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Re: When Will White People Stop Making Movies Like "Avatar"?

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Well comparing a 'B5 bible' to the 'Avatar bible' (or whatever Cameron would call it) is not a direct comparison.

A series bible like for B5 would naturally cover more character arcs and plotlines, whereas for Avatar more time was spent on developing the setting (the Pandora biosphere, the Na'vi language, Human technology). So it is a bit of apples and oranges.

Of course Cameron claims to have the Avatar 2 and 3 plot lines roughly sketched out, but that is far from the level of detail needed to lay the background for 20+ hours and more characters.
I'm assuming it's like Lost, where Cameron has some basic ideas down and now needs to make up the details as he goes along.
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