CBS’ 60 Minutes recently aired a 13-minute segment on Avatar director James Cameron. You can watch the entire segment below. The segment contains behind the scenes making of footage, a small tour of Cameron’s office and more.
The film is slated to hit theaters on December 18th, 2009 and co-stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, and Michelle Rodriguez. Avatar is marks Cameron’s first directorial work since his Oscar winning film, Titanic, back in 1997.
The film takes place on Pandora, a strange and beautiful planet with bizarre creatures and plant life. Sam Worthington plays a paraplegic who is linked through a medical process to an “avatar,” a 10-foot-tall, blue-skinned creature that looks like Pandora’s native Na’vi.