Director James Cameron Announces ‘Avatar‘ Will Be Available on Disney+. Global box office phenomenon “Avatar” will be available on Disney+ when the highly-anticipated streaming service launches in the U.S., Canada and The Netherlands on November 12, followed by Australia and New Zealand on November 19.
“Disney+ will be the exclusive subscription streaming home of the award-winning cutting-edge film, Avatar, which will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of its theatrical release on December 18. From visionary director James Cameron, Avatar was the first motion picture of its kind to utilize a new generation of special effects to deliver a fully immersive cinematic experience. The Oscar® and Golden Globe®-winning epic is the second highest-grossing film of all time.”
Written and produced by James Cameron and fellow producer Jon Landau, “Avatar” takes us to the amazing world of Pandora, where a man embarks on an epic adventure, ultimately fighting to save both the people he learns to love and the place he now calls home. The film stars: Sam Worthington (Jake Sully) , Zoë Saldana (Neytiri), Sigourney Weaver (Dr. Grace Augustine), Stephen Lang (Colonel Miles Quaritch), Michelle Rodriguez (Trudy Chacon), Giovanni Ribisi (Parker Selfridge), Joel David Moore (Norm Spellman), CCH Pounder (Mo’at), Wes Studi (Eytukan), and Laz Alonso (Tsu-tey).
“Director James Cameron takes audiences to a spectacular world beyond imagination, where reluctant hero Jake Sully (Worthington) sets out on a journey of redemption and discovery as he leads a courageous battle to save a civilization. Known for his ability to tell deeply human, relatable stories on an expansive, visually immersive canvas, Cameron pushes the boundaries of modern filmmaking with innovative techniques and universal human stories that make this film a must-see experience for audiences of all ages.”
To help celebrate this exciting announcement regarding the film’s availability on Disney+, James Cameron recorded a special greeting for fans:
Cameron is currently busy sequentially filming all 4 Avatar sequels set to premiere in alternating December’s starting in 2021 through 2027.
Launching on November 12, 2019, Disney+ will be the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more, together, for the first time. From The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney+ will offer ad-free programming with a variety of original feature-length films, documentaries, live-action and animated series and short-form content.
Are you excited for Disney+? Will you be streaming Avatar on Disney+ launch day (November 12th)? What other titles are you excited to stream? We would love to hear your thoughts in the comments. Be sure to check back here at Chip and Company for all things Disney+!
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