Wednesday Trending Topics: Cameron & Landau On Expanding Avatar From Film To Graphic Novels To Theme Parks

Brendon got some great tidbits from James Cameron and Jon Landau about the future of Avatar yesterday. Here’s a taste: We’re building a themed land with Walt Disney theme parks. Not just a ride, but a whole world where people will get to return to Pandora. This is initially going to be down in Orlando at the Magic Kingdom and what they’ve decided to do is not to put it at the Hollywood Studio but at The Animal Kingdom. The Animal Kingdom is about worlds, and the studio is about movies. This is about a world. We have some exciting ride development, and there’s going to be a multiple number of attractions there, and food and retail. Check out the rest.

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

How The New 52 Toys Have Changed In Two-And-A-Bit Months

These were the images of the DC New 52 toys, when released in a flyer by DC Comics in January.

Review: Avengers Vs X-Men #1 – The Message Is Not Everything 

This is what you might call a critic-proof book. No matter what I say, enough of you are going to buy this comic. And those who weren’t were probably never going to. Tonight, tomorrow, whenever, it will end up in your comic collection alongside the first issues of Blackest Night, Fear Itself and Schism. So I can pretty much say what I like in the full knowledge it won’t make a blind bit of difference to anyone.

Thirteen Thoughts About Thirteen Comics – Supreme, Savage Dragon, Daredevil, Supurbia, Animal Man, Swamp Thing, Action Comics, Fanboys Vs Zombies, Danger Club, Hulk, Mudman and Wolverine And The X-Men 

Another week, another chance to look through a bucket load of good comics. So what do we have?

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

Yes, The Pizza Planet Truck Is In Brave, And That’s Not All 

There are lots of Pixar traditions, from the regular casting of John Ratzenberger to the repeated appearance of A113, the number of the classroom where John Lasseter studied at CalArts. One such recurring Easter Egg is the Pizza Planet truck, as first featured in Toy Story.

First Clip From The Avengers: Black Widow Beats Some Moron Ass

As expected, here’s a scene in which Natasha Romanoff sets about some nasties with only her close-quarters fighting skills and a chair to help her.

James Cameron And Jon Landau Tell Bleeding Cool About The Avatar Sequels And Spin-Offs 

Today, let’s take a little detour and talk about their other Most Successful Film of All Time, Avatar. Or perhaps more accurately, its two upcoming sequels, theme park, novel, comic book, TV and animated spin-offs. Sounds like there might be an awful lot of Avatar coming our way over the next five years or so.