Not gonna lie, brought a tear to my eye.
And you know what? I think y'all are forgetting so many things about James Cameron. Dude has always been great about fusing spectacle with heart and has been responsible for multiple landmark movies and records.
He created two of the best ever sci-fi sequels ever (Aliens and Terminator 2). He directed back to back highest-grossing-ever records (Titanic and Avatar), and has been at the forefront of visual effects throughout his career. He has shown that he can take a simple story and make it resonate with a HUGE crowd, and he's shown that his movies are always visually stunning.
While I don't think this will be the next 'biggest movie ever' like Titanic and Avatar were (mostly due to the weird backlash his last movies got for the crime of being more successful than some people feel they deserve), but I still see this cracking 2 billion. I think we're in for a treat and both Wakanda Forever and the Way of Water are gonna make for an impactful 1-2 punch this holiday season.
My Console Library:
PS5, Switch, XSX
PS4, PS3, PS2, PS1, WiiU, Wii, GCN, N64 SNES, XBO, 360
3DS, DS, GBA, Vita, PSP, Android