Even so, Damon has always been able o remain philosophical about losing so much money.
He added: “I have no defence, other than there was a scheduling conflict, so I literally couldn’t do it…
“I don’t regret the choices I’ve made. You make each decision the best you can and keep trying to do better…”
Now that the first sequel is finally hitting cinemas, 13 years after teh world was introduced to the world of Pandora, the cast and director have been on the interview trail.
Earlier this week, Cameron actually sent a blunt message to Damon.
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