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James Cameron hopes to film about Indian epics

11 December 2010


James Cameron hopes to film about Indian epics

If there is anything that would convince James Cameron to make a film in India, it would be its popular ancient epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata.

“Maybe right after the third Avatar,” joked the self-confessed ‘science groupie,’ social activist and one of Hollywood’s most successful film-maker.

“But if there is an Indian director who’d like to make a film — it could be about the Ramayana or the Mahabharata — we can offer the technology we’ve already developed — the 3D system and the virtual camera,” he added.

Talking about Avatar, which grossed more than $ 2.7 billion worldwide in ticket sales only, he says, “The films made money in a way that gave me hope. Non-profit organisations and NGOs approached me to use Avatar to further their message.”

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via Rediff Movies

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