It was just announced via the official Disney Parks blog -- the world of Avatar is coming to Disney.
Disney's Animal Kingdom will be home to the world's first Avatar-themed land in the world. Details are few and far between right now, but here's what we know:
- The world will be created thanks to a partnership between Disney Imagineering and James Cameron's own Lightstorm Entertainment.
- Cameron and his production partner Jon Landau will be directly involved with creative decisions; both will work "side-by-side with Disney Imagineers" on the project.
- Design phase has just being, with construction slated to being in 2013.
A special Disney Parks blog post will appear later today; blog author Tom Stagg will be doing a special Q&A specifically about the project. Check back later for more details!