• Animal Kingdom
    Pandora Video Update

    James Cameron took a tour of the attraction mock-ups in Glendale with Joe Rohde and fellow Imagineers. Jim said, “I think one of the things that people loved about the movie is that they felt as if they had visited Pandora… now, thanks to Disney’s amazing Imagineers, people are going to truly experience Pandora firsthand. […]

  • Disney Related News
    ‘Avatar’ Sequel Delayed Until 2017

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Director James Cameron said Wednesday that writing three Avatar sequels is such a complex job he’s delaying the first new film a year and it will now be released in late 2017. Cameron plans to film the highly-anticipated sequels at one time and then release the three films over consecutive years. The first film […]

  • ABC
    Scuttlebutt – James and J.J. Respond on Secret Things

    J.J. Abrams Responds To ‘Star Wars’ Set Photo Leaks. I wish people would stop leaking photos from Episode VII. and making ridiculous claims that the Millennium Falcon is in the movie. – JJ Starbucks Opens at Downtown Disney in Disney World. It is located between the two entrances to World of Disney, at the Marketplace. […]

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    Scuttlebutt – Two Weddings and a Snow Globe

    Couple Secretly Marries on Pirates of the Caribbean Ride. Two Utah Disney fanatics had their dream came true when they got married on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disneyland. Tory Elgante and his new wife Nikki exchanged vows while family and friends sat beside them in the attraction’s boat. Elgante says his friend from […]

  • Animal Kingdom
    Avatar ‘Pandora Land’ Concept Art Released For First Time

    Below, James Cameron, Tom Staggs and Imagineer Joe Rhode look at a concept model of Animal Kingdom’s Pandora at Walt Disney Imagineering’s offices in Glendale, Ca. These concept renderings show in epic scale, in the world of Pandora guests will encounter awe-inspiring floating mountains and wander through a nighttime jungle of bioluminescent plants that are […]

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    Two Years Ago Today, Avatar Land Was Announced

    Two years ago DbM reported the following… Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide has sealed a deal with filmmaker James Cameron and producer Jon Landau, Fox and Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment to create themed attractions at Disney parks based on the 2009 movie. The first themed “land” will be built at Disney World in Orlando, Florida, […]

  • Animal Kingdom
    James Cameron Announces 3 ‘Avatar’ Sequels

    James Cameron has expanded his upcoming plans for more “Avatar” movies. Following up on his hit 2009 film, the director is planning three more “Avatar” installments, 20th Century Fox announced. “In writing the new films, I’ve come to realize that ‘Avatar’s’ world, story and characters have become even richer than I anticipated,” Cameron said in […]

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    Zoe Saldana To Star in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy?

    According to The Hollywood Reporter Zoe Saldana is in negotiations to play the female lead in Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy. She gained prominence for her roles as Anamaria in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Uhura in the 2009 film Star Trek, and a starring role as Neytiri in James Cameron’s Avatar. Saldana would play Gamora, the green-skinned humanoid who is the last of […]

  • ABC
    Scuttlebutt – Bridgit’s New Puppy & A Sweet Twist

    DbM Exclusive: Zendaya Coleman (Star of “Shake I t Up”) has changed her Twitter username to: @Zendaya with no 96 at the end… Plus – Bridgit Mendler (Star of Good Luck Charlie) is back home from her trip to Argentina and is super excited to be back at home with her new puppy, Nala. Now you can sleep tonight! […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt – “Leaked” Plans, Old Water, and Two Mermaids

    Have plans been “leaked” for the Avatar attraction at Animal Kingdom? Some serious architectural plans have shown up on the internet, showing a “Soaring” simulator attraction that is purportedly for an Avatar 3D show. An associated boat attraction is also included in the buildings envelope. We will have to wait-and-see if these drawings are a genuine WDI product or not! […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt – Avatar Out, Big Crane In, Food, Wine, and a Dog with a Blog

    Forget Animal Kingdom having an Avatar-land any time soon. Due to “creative differences” between Cameron and Disney’s Imagineering development team, the project has been put on hold. Olivia Holt’s (star of Kickin’ It) new music single “Had Me @ Hello” will premiere Sept. 21 on Radio Disney Dates have been released by WDW Magic Kingdom for when the […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt

    Avatar construction is set to begin next year and open in 2015. Design details are secret, but James Cameron, has said part of the project will include a ride that simulates flight. Visitors to Disneyland Paris are not getting the chance to see their favourite Disney characters because of on-going strike action over a sexual harassment […]