In 2009, director James Cameron brought the otherworldly adventure film “Avatar” to the big screen after 15 in production. Eight years later, Cameron along with Disney Imagineers are bringing the film to life at Walt Disney World.
“Pandora – The World of Avatar” officially opens as an expansion of Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park Saturday, May 27. The park, which was first announced in 2012, blends elements from the fictional Na’vi world in an immersive new land with unique food, interactive scenery and attractions that are out-of-this world.
So what can “Avatar” fans expect? Nothing short of a truly magical experience says one of the film’s creators.
“We found with Disney a partner that was not afraid to dream big,” Jon Landau, a co-producer of the original film, told Fox News. “When guests first step into the new land of Pandora for the first time, they’ll no doubt be overwhelmed with what Disney’s designers have dreamed up.”
Beneath the Floating Mountains
As a link between Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Pandora – a planet 4.4 lightyears away – the Valley of Mo’ara allows visitors to make the transition across a bridge. During the journey, guests are…