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Jon Landau, producer of Avatar series and Titanic, dead at 63

Old 07-06-24, 02:57 PM
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Jon Landau, producer of Avatar series and Titanic, dead at 63

He was James Cameronís right hand man for many years.

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Re: Jon Landau, producer of Avatar series and Titanic, dead at 63

63? Wow, he won an Oscar for producing Titanic in his 30s. Pretty good.
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Re: Jon Landau, producer of Avatar series and Titanic, dead at 63

Damn that's sad news to hear. If you have the True Lies 4k he was interviewed and that was when his partnership with James Cameron began as a Fox producer. I believe he became a pretty high ranking Executive at Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment. RIP🪦
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Re: Jon Landau, producer of Avatar series and Titanic, dead at 63

Damn. Only 63? Every time I see deaths around that age, I worry since both my parents are 69. Hell, I also think of my remaining grandmother too, since she is currently 83 and I never know when I'll get the call I dread the most.

Anyhow, may Mr. Landau rest in peace and his remaining loved ones find some measure of solace in the fact that he is at least no longer suffering (not that they wouldn't rather he still be with them).
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Re: Jon Landau, producer of Avatar series and Titanic, dead at 63

Very sad news. I know he was pushing hard to get an Alita: Battle Angel sequel made. He was a producer on the original film and seemed very fond of the property.
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Re: Jon Landau, producer of Avatar series and Titanic, dead at 63

Yeah Landau was a big proponent of Alita and he worked really hard to promote Cameron's work.

I saw he last posted on social media in April with Zoe Saldana on Instagram and he looked very frail and lost a ton of weight so his health must have declined after that. The story said he was battling cancer for 16 months.
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Re: Jon Landau, producer of Avatar series and Titanic, dead at 63

That's terrible. I just saw so much of him recently, watching all the new docs on the recent Cameron re-releases.

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