Avatar Producer Jon Landau Dies At 63, James Cameron Offers Heartfelt Tribute

Jon Landau, who worked with filmmaker James Cameron for over 30 years, has died at the age of 63. The Academy Award-winning producer collaborated with the director on blockbuster movies like Titanic, Avatar, and Avatar: The Way of Water.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Landau had been battling cancer for the past 16 months. The producer died on July 5 in Los Angeles. Cameron said that “a part of myself has been torn away” on the official Avatar account on X (formerly known as Twitter) over the weekend.

“The Avatar family grieves the loss of our friend and leader, Jon Landau. His zany humor, personal magnetism, great generosity of spirit and fierce will have held the center of our Avatar universe for almost two decades. His legacy is not just the films he produced, but the… pic.twitter.com/fsR77qHoO2

— Avatar (@officialavatar) July 7, 2024

“His zany humor, personal magnetism, great generosity of spirit, and fierce will have held the center of our Avatar universe for almost two decades,” Cameron wrote. “His legacy is not just the films he produced, but the personal example he set–indomitable, caring, inclusive, tireless, insightful, and utterly unique.”

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