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[19 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade at the Animal Kingdom to End in June

The Animal Kingdom’s daily parade – Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade – is set to end sometime this summer according to Disney.
Construction work is continuing on the Avatar-inspired land expansion at the Animal Kingdom and the work will soon impede the viewing area and parade path.
The Avatar-inspired land is scheduled to open in 2017 and will take over and expand beyond the Camp Minnie-Mickey area. The Festival of the Lion King is moving to an all-new theater in the Africa section of the park.
Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade has been performed since …

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[12 Jan 2014 | Comments Off on Construction Begins on Avatar-Inspired Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom | ]
Construction Begins on Avatar-Inspired Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The Avatar-inspired land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is one step closer to reality, as a ceremonial groundbreaking was held last week.
Leaders from Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and Lightstorm Entertainment – a collaborator on the project – appeared with Na’vi-sized shovels to break ground on the expansion that will bring the world of Pandora to life.
In the Avatar-inspired land, guests will encounter floating mountains, and have a chance to walk through a nighttime jungle of bioluminescent plants. They’ll also have the opportunity to discover what it feels like ride a …

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[28 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Highlights from the First D23 Expo Japan Include Sneak Peek of Shanghai Disneyland’s Castle and More

Earlier this month more than 23,000 Disney fans gathered at the Tokyo Disney Resort for the first D23 Expo Japan.
The expo was opened by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger who highlighted some of the company’s upcoming projects. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Tom Staggs gave expo attendees a sneak peek of what’s coming for Disney Parks around the world including a glimpse of the castle for Shanghai Disneyland and the Iron Man attraction headed to Hong Kong Disneyland.
Staggs also revealed the concept art for the Avatar-inspired land that …

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[14 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on New Details for Avatar-Inspired Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Announced at D23 Expo Japan | ]

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[22 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
James Cameron Explores Disney’s Animal Kingdom for Upcoming Avatar-Themed Land

We let you know a few weeks ago about the brand-new themed land, based on the film Avatar, that will be coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World in a few years. An exciting development in the project’s progress came this week, when filmmaker James Cameron, along with his producing partner Jon Landau, took time to tour and explore the park. They were joined by Joe Rohde, an Imagineer who was heavily influential in the development of Animal Kingdom, and Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Tom …