James Cameron Tour the Avatar Theme Park Attraction

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Construction on Avatar theme park attraction at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is already underway and, today, the Disney Parks Blog has a exciting update. Pandora is already beginning to take form. You can see James Cameron himself tours the construction.

Designed by Walt Disney Imagineering in partnership with Cameron and his Lightstorm Entertainment, the new attraction is said to feature the wonders of Pandora, giving parkgoers the chance to “fly with banshees and explore a rich natural environment with mountains that float and interactive plants that glow at night.”

“I think one of the things that people loved about the movie is that they felt as if they had visited Pandora,” says Cameron “…now, thanks to Disney’s amazing Imagineers, people are going to truly experience Pandora firsthand. From the details in the plants to the production and design, extraordinary thought and care has gone into this entire world. The teams have really created something special, and it’s not going to be like anything else.”

Attraction won’t open until 2017.