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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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[7 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Exec Says Avatar Land Is Still Under Development

A leading Disney executive has confirmed that plans for “Avatar Land” in Disney’s Animal Kingdom are still under way.
The media giant has said little about the anticipated project since its announcement nearly a year ago, but Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Tom Staggs says the project is definitely moving forward. Says Staggs:
We’ve gotten more excited about Avatar as we’ve gone through development. Because we are finding that really playing around with this notion of allowing guests to visit Pandora can be very magical. We’re not in construction yet. We’re still in …