All four Avatar sequels apparently now have titles and oh boy, the internet isn’t happy

A lot of people have been feeling a bit weird about the Avatar sequels since they were announced quite a few years ago.

Do we really need not one, two but four follow-up films to the 2009 blockbuster, which made a tonne of money but left no pop culture footprint?

Now, following a BBC report that name-dropps the alleged titles for the four upcoming films, a different question is being asked: what is with those titles? And: is James Cameron for real?

The titles for the Avatar sequels are supposedly (bearing in mind that 20th Century Fox has not confirmed them yet) the following:

Avatar: The Way of Water
Avatar: The Seed Bearer
Avatar: The Tulkun Rider
Avatar: The Quest for Eywa

Online outcry was swift and merciless. Gizmodo wrote an article titled “These Might Actually Be The Incredibly Weird Titles For The Avatar Sequels.” Quartz said they are proof Hollywood struggles to name sequels. VICE described them as “awful.” The AV Club pulled no punches, with their headline ‘These alleged Avatar sequel titles are fucking embarrassing‘.

Folks online have been particularly vocal (and not in a good way) about the title Avatar: The Seed Bearer.

Oh dear. This is, shall we say, not great publicity for James Cameron’s upcoming blockbusters.

Social media users were predictably quick to vent their spleen also. Here is a taste of what has been said.

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