James Cameron used to get used to the conquest of box office records. Lately, it seems that he has found another hobby: to talk about popular superheroes.  Terminator and Avatar director made headlines last year for criticizing Wonder Woman ] calling the film directed by Patty Jenkins a "step back" for the female protagonists. Now, he's targeting Marvel's side of the superhero world, saying he expects the franchise to wear out sooner rather than later.
While promoting his new docuserías AMC Visionaries: The Story of James Cameron Science Fiction the director spoke with journalists about the state of the science fiction genre. According to Indiewire, Cameron took the opportunity to say that the Avengers movies have stalled.
"I hope we begin to feel Avenger tired here very soon," Cameron said. "It's not that I do not love movies, it's just, come on guys, there are other stories to tell, plus hypergonadal men with no family who do things that defy death for two hours and destroy cities in the process. ! "
So, to recap, Cameron likes movies but is ready to see something different from the science fiction genre. This is fine, but it seems like he does not take his own words seriously.
Currently, Cameron is working on restarting The Terminator, which will be the sixth film in the franchise, in addition to directing and producing the following four Avatar sequels . He is ready for "new ideas" while working on nothing but the aftermath of his previous jobs.
Cameron was probably driven by the upcoming release of Avengers: Infinity War a movie that culminates ten years of the same franchise. The movie has been establishing presales records on the left and right, and is set to dominate the box office for several weeks. It is very possible that the film exceeds the record numbers published by two of the films of Cameron, Avatar and Titanic .
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Avengers: Infinity War Marvel's biggest movie to date, will hit theaters on April 27, a week before its original release on 4 may. Marvel will follow the film with Ant-Man and the Wasp on July 6 and Captain Marvel on March 8, 2019. The sequel to Avengers: Infinity War still has no title, and will arrive next year on May 3.