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(CNN) — As so often in his incomparable career, James Cameron made film history again this weekend. The highly anticipated sequel, Avatar: The Way of Water, has already grossed more than $2 billion worldwide, according to Deadline.
That total comes after the film’s box office this weekend, the sixth straight weekend the film has held the number one spot since its December release.
CNN has reached out to the film’s production studio, Disney, for comment on the film’s latest financial accomplishments.
“Avatar: The Way of Water” is the sequel to “Avatar,” Cameron’s 2009 alien epic, which according to Box Office Mojo continues to top the list of the highest-grossing films of all time.
Another of Cameron’s films is also in the $2 billion club: 1997’s Titanic. Only three other films are in this club: 2015’s Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, Avengers: Infinity War” from 2018 and “Avengers”. : Endgame” from a year later.
Cameron is the only director to boast that three of his films are among the top six to have grossed more than $2 billion and among the top six grossing films of all time.
The director plans to release at least three more Avatar sequels in the future.