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Arguably the leading director in the world, James Cameron
, had a few exciting words to say about the announcement."3D television is the future of home entertainment," said James Cameron, the Oscar® winning Director. "I'm a huge proponent of the technology and very pleased that 'Avatar
' can be viewed in the living room the way it is meant to be seen."
Sam Worthington in 'Avatar' as Jake Sully. Credit: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
"As the number of homes with 3D televisions continues to grow, we thought it was important to bring the biggest 3D film ever right into your living room," continued Jon Landau, Academy Award® winning Producer of Avatar. "This is the only way fans should experience the world of Pandora and this release offers the highest picture quality possible."Previously only available to consumers through an exclusive deal with Panasonic, the two-disc 'Avatar' 3D Blu-ray Collector's Edition will feature the original theatrical release and be available in all-new collectible packaging. Seen by more than 310 million people worldwide, the Oscar and Golden Globe winning epic is the highest grossing film of all time, taking in more than $2.7 billion in worldwide box office. It is also top-selling Blu-ray disc of all time.**Only if your Blu ray player is within reaching distance of the lounge or you have someone else enslaved to cater to your Blu ray watching whims to change the disc for you.