The Avatar release date in the US will be April 22nd, which is also Earth Day!
When: Thursday, April 22, 2010
What: the release of Avatar to the public on DVD and BluRay
AVATAR, directed by James Cameron, is set in the year 2154, when humans are mining a precious mineral called unobtanium on Pandora, a lush moon of a gas giant in the Alpha Centauri star system. The expansion of the mining colony threatens the continued existence of a local tribe of Na'vi—a sentient humanoid species indigenous to Pandora.
Amongst the 121 nominations and 50 awards, AVATAR was nominated for nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director and won the awards for Art Direction, Cinematography, and Visual Effects. In the UK the film received eight nominations from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), including Best Film and Director, and won best Production Design and Special Visual Effects. And in the US, the film recieved 3 of its 9 nominated Academy Awards. 3/3 of its Empire Awards. Half of its Golden Globes Awards. James Cameron recieved an award from PETA. And world-wide the Film grossed over $2 Billion, and went down in history as the Highest Grossing Film EVER!!!! There are two planned sequals to the film.
Due to anticipated high demand for the film, got your copy FAST!!!!
-Credit given to Popsarah, who made the UK version of this blog.