PHOTOS, VIDEO: Latest Behind the Scenes Look Provides First Glimpse at Flight of Passage Queue, Pandora – The World of AVATAR

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Disney is providing another behind the scenes look at the creation of Pandora: The World of AVATAR today. This time, they focus on “placemaking”:

In the video, Disney shared a quick glimpse at concept art for the queue of Flight of Passage, where guests will ride on a Banshee:

They also shared looks at some other interesting details throughout the land:

Pandora: The World of AVATAR opens May 27th, 2017 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

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Extreame Fan Boy 2017
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Extreame Fan Boy 2017

YEsssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss!

Nick L
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Nick L

WOOT Woot insert blue song.

happy days
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happy days

Can’t wait

Disney Pete
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Disney Pete

Same old, same old.

Scott Dolan
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Scott Dolan

Still not entirely sure what to think about this, but I am looking forward to the final product.

Chris P. Bacon
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Chris P. Bacon

Pandora has been through an interesting journey. On announcement, most people wrote it off as a strange and weak response to Harry Potter. As the construction seemed to be endless, it became a running joke. But I can’t help but wonder if the scale is already tipping the other way… and possibly too far the other way. It’s almost as if they would have been better off minimizing this marketing campaign, since the end product would probably have been universally accepted as amazing, as people were still leery of the idea as a whole. With the recent spoon feeding of… Read more »

Disney Pete
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Disney Pete

Me neither. I’m happy there’s something new but not thrilled about the theme. We’ll see

Scott Dolan
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Scott Dolan

I actually think the theming looks really nice. I just think what Chris laid out above could end up having the adverse effect he spoke of. Seems very reminiscent of the Fantasyland expansion. The original plans were widely met with yawns, but after they improved on those and we got closer to it actually opening, expectations were through the roof. So the end product wasn’t as exciting as the hype surrounding it, although no one can credibly deny that it wasn’t well done. But, the big difference is that Fatasyland was already loved, and the additions they added came from… Read more »

Cory
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Cory

Will there be a direct connect walkway to Africa, allowing a 2nd entrance/exit point into Pandora?

GregL
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GregL

Boy, is this gonna be pissy or what!