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Rafiki’s Planet Watch To Become The Planet Pandora?

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Since the announcement of the AVATAR-land coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, there has been speculation as to where the it would go. Would Camp Minnie-Mickey finally be bulldozed, making use of the land once meant for Beastly Kingdom? Was the expansion plot behind Asia where the Nav’i would call home? We may finally have an [...]

Cameron Visits Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Preparation of AVATAR-Land

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

From Thomas Smith on the Disney Parks Blog: As work continues to bring the epic fantasy world of AVATAR to life at Disney Parks, filmmaker James Cameron and his Lightstorm Entertainment producing partner Jon Landau explored Disney’s Animal Kingdom yesterday with Tom Staggs, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, and Imagineer Joe Rohde. “Getting the chance to roll [...]

VIDEO: Disney & Cameron Talk AVATAR Project

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

D23.com has released a very interesting video featuring the announcement and all of the key players in the deal bringing Avatar to Disney’s Animal Kingdom:

More Details on Disney Parks & AVATAR Deal

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

From D23: 09.20.11 – The new long-term agreement will bring Avatar-themed lands to Disney parks, with the first at Walt Disney World in Orlando. Disney plans to build the first Avatar-themed land at Walt Disney World, within the Animal Kingdom park. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide is joining forces with visionary filmmaker James Cameron and Fox Filmed Entertainment [...]

Avatar Kingdom? Disney Parks Announces Deal to Bring Movie-Inspired Land to Animal Kingdom

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

From Thomas Smith on the Disney Parks Blog: We have great news to share today. At a press conference happening right now at Walt Disney Imagineering, Bob Iger and Tom Staggs just announced a long-term creative partnership with James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment and Fox Filmed Entertainment to bring the fantasy world of AVATAR to life at Disney Parks. [...]