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James Cameron returned to New Zealand for the filming of "Avatar"

Director James Cameron returned to New Zealand to resume the shooting of "Avatar," said in his instagram the producer Jon Landau.

Aboard a Charter flight, flying from Los Angeles to Wellington, were 54 passengers. The flight took about 13 hours.

However, shooting will not start immediately. Newcomers will have two weeks to spend in quarantine.

"Begins the 14-day period of self-isolation under the control of local authorities," Landau commented on your instagram post.

Work on the sequel to "Avatar" which was shot in several studios in Wellington and Auckland, was interrupted in mid-March, when New Zealand declared a strict quarantine in connection with the distribution of COVID-19.

The country has already resumed production of several films in accordance with the new requirements in a pandemic, "Avatar" — the first among them, the overseas project.