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John Oliver Takes Aim at James Cameron: ‘No One Gives a Sh*t’ About Your ‘Avatar’ Sequels

John Oliver Takes Aim at James Cameron: ‘No One Gives a Sh*t’ About Your ‘Avatar’ Sequels

James Cameron’s “Avatar” sequels have been so long delayed that they’ve become a cinephile punching bag. IndieWire chief film critic David Ehrlich once wrote that moviegoers should never underestimate Cameron’s ability to deliver a worthy tentpole, but HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver isn’t as optimistic. The Emmy winner trashed Cameron’s “Avatar” sequels on the most recent episode of his HBO talker while discussing the 2009 Climate Change Global Conference, which failed to deliver on its mission of getting richer nations to help poorer nations with climate change issues.

“There are things it’s ok to take a decade on and not deliver on: the ‘Avatar’ sequels, for instance,” Oliver said (via Uproxx). “Take your time on those, James Cameron. No one gives a shit…I will give anyone in this audience $1,000 right now if they remember either of these characters’ names.”

Oliver had

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