Daniel Lamarre, president and CEO of Cirque du Soleil announced the details of the show, which will debut in late 2015, Thursday in Montreal during the international business C2MTL– Commerce + Creativity Conference.
Twentieth Century Fox, the financier and distributor of “Avatar” and its planned sequels, will act as a partner on the live show, as will Jon Landau’s Lightstorm Entertainment.
“Avatar remains a phenomenon that continues to inspire people around the globe, and combining it with the live event ingenuity of Cirque de Soleil is a perfect synthesis of imagination and talent,” said Jim Gianopulos, 20th Century Fox’s chief, in a statement.
The live show is expected to debut before the first of three announced “Avatar” sequels is released. Cameron is currently in pre-production on the follow-up.
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