Breaking News About James Cameron's AVATAR

James Cameron showed 25 minutes of Avatar at Comic-Con today and the reactions range from “jaw-dropping,” “gasp-worthy,” “indescribable” to “historic.” Since the lucky people who got to see it are having a hard time putting their feelings into words, I’m glad we’ll get a chance to see it for ourselves…NEXT MONTH!

That’s right, we won’t have to wait until Dec. 18 to get a glimpse of this movie. Imax.com tweeted this about 10 minutes ago: “Avatar Day is Aug. 21 – See 15 minutes of footage in IMAX 3D for free! More details to come!” I’ll keep you updated.

Meanwhile, check out these stills from the movie. Who’s gonna be in line next month like me?

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    le0pard13
    July 23, 2009 at 4:20 pm

    That sounds like fun, PCN. Thanks for the heads up!

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    FFBUFF8
    July 23, 2009 at 9:41 pm

    I’ve heard about this thing, but I never read any of the books or video game…it looks beautiful. It’s not one of those he-man movies is it? They scare me.

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      popculturenerd
      July 24, 2009 at 2:00 pm

      You don’t need to have read or played anything. This is an original story Cameron wrote and he claims it’s a love story.

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        le0pard13
        July 24, 2009 at 2:08 pm

        And wouldn’t the alien (Na’vi) love interest be one Zoe Saldana (recent Star Trek movie fame)? [insert wert whirl here] 😉

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    yeti9000
    July 24, 2009 at 3:24 am

    OMG!!! I am so glad I have you to keep me abreast of these things! I am dying to see this movie, and to see even a glimpse of it, for free? WOW!

    Even my IMAX-induced motion sickness can’t keep me away from this. Please let me know when you are going and we can try and go together! 🙂

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      popculturenerd
      July 24, 2009 at 1:51 pm

      You keep me updated on where to get free food! We should definitely go together. Another regular commenter here, le0pard13, says that ginger pills help with movie motion sickness aka Handheld Camera Syndrome. You should look into them; don’t want you barfing on my shoes.

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    Reader#9
    July 24, 2009 at 8:02 am

    Been hearing a lot of great things about this, but knew nothing about the Imax preview.

    Please let me know more as soon as it’s available.

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    Poncho
    July 24, 2009 at 10:18 am

    OMG OMG OMG OMG!!!!!!!!!! I can’t believe it. This has to be one of my most expected pictures.

    And plus, I got to see some pictures of the concept art that WarnerBros has for the Thundercats flick!! WOOOO Check it out: http://www.movieline.com/2009/07/movieilne-presents-the-never-before-seen-concept-art-for-warner-bros-thundercats.php

    Today has to be one of my happiest days (darn, I’m sooo superficial!).

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      popculturenerd
      July 24, 2009 at 2:02 pm

      I don’t know anything about Thundercats but that’s some amazing artwork.

      And there’s nothing wrong with allowing movies to make you happy!

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        Shelley P
        July 26, 2009 at 2:11 am

        This is all very exciting, PCN! And whoa, thank you for the Thundercats link, Poncho. Ahem, was Lion-O’s physique based on Wolverine’s? My, my.

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