Tag Archives: Avatar

James Cameron walks the future site of Avatar-land with Joe Rohde and Tom Staggs

When Disney parks chair Tom Staggs announced a partnership with James Cameron to bring Avatar to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, I sort of assumed that Cameron and his production partner Jon Landau had already toured the park with its chief creative … Continue reading

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Top Five Disney Blog Stories from Last Week

The CW invades ABC with Revenge. Here is a look at the top 5 stories from the last week on The Disney Blog. Not just a good chance to catch up on what you missed, but read any additional comments … Continue reading

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Risk and Reward, is Disney Parks & Resorts on the Right Track?

With the recent announcement of an Avatar themed land and attractions coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdoms and the troubled opening of Disney’s first Hawaiian resort, Aulani, a lot of the conversation has settled on the types of risks the Walt … Continue reading

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A few thoughts on Avatar, will Pandora fit in at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The Na’vi Hometree on Pandora reminds me of Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Tree of Life. Of course, we can’t forget that Avatar is a sci-fi film too. I’ve had a day to think about the announcement of Disney licensing James Cameron’s … Continue reading

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“Avatar Land” gets early mixed reviews

Earlier today, Disney held an Imagineering press conference with James Cameron to announce that an area based on the world of “Avatar” would be added to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Fans around the world were quick to evaluate this addition. People … Continue reading

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