Disney first announced it was building a theme park inspired by the blockbuster movie back in 2011. At long last, we finally have our first look. And who better to share a sneak peek than the man behind Avatar himself, James Cameron.
The 12-acre attraction is located at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, replacing the park’s former Camp Minnie-Mickey area, built on land previously designated to house Beastly Kingdom, a never-built section revolving around mythical creatures. Reportedly, the new attraction cost $500 million. It’s set to debut summer 2017.
“I don’t know if I can even express how it feels to see something that I imagined in 1995 suddenly made physically made real,” Cameron says in the video. “They’re using the absolute cutting-edge technology, stuff that’s never been applied before.”
When the project was initially announced, I wasn’t particularly interested. However, after seeing this preview, I’m definitely intrigued. I might have to plan a trip to Walt Disney World Resort later this year. Check out the video below.
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