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First look at Na'vi Animatronics?

Atomicmickey

Well-Known Member
Original Poster
Found this little bomb on Instagram . . . . . it's 20 weeks old!
Check out the location at the top . .

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Atomicmickey

Well-Known Member
Original Poster
OK, models for Animatronics? Point is, pic taken at WDI. We did see some figures
briefly in the background in that official video . . .

Wads of cabling and hoses can also go through the back of things . . .

Found the video. They are indeed models from WDI. I guess we've seen them before,
but that is a "new to us folks here" pic.

Mods can take the thread down if it's not useful.

aMnv10s.jpg
 

aka_emilicious

Well-Known Member
OK, models for Animatronics? Point is, pic taken at WDI. We did see some figures
briefly in the background in that official video . . .

Wads of cabling and hoses can also go through the back of things . . .

Found the video. They are indeed models from WDI. I guess we've seen them before,
but that is a "new to us folks here" pic.

Mods can take the thread down if it's not useful.

aMnv10s.jpg

What's in the right one's hand? Poorly disguised camera? UAV? Handbag?
 

Atomicmickey

Well-Known Member
Original Poster
Should I rename the thread 'guy at WDI that we haven't seen before in front of
old Na'vi that we have seen but possible new backdrop'?
 

Goofywilliams

Well-Known Member
OK, models for Animatronics? Point is, pic taken at WDI. We did see some figures
briefly in the background in that official video . . .

Wads of cabling and hoses can also go through the back of things . . .

Found the video. They are indeed models from WDI. I guess we've seen them before,
but that is a "new to us folks here" pic.

Mods can take the thread down if it's not useful.

aMnv10s.jpg
So many clues in this picture...
 

danlb_2000

Well-Known Member
I want to know what the large structure is in the model.

It could be one of the left over human military structures from the events of the first movie which will be used as maybe a dining location. You can also see on the rights side what looks like the remains of one of the flying vehicles.
 

flyerjab

Well-Known Member
It could be one of the left over human military structures from the events of the first movie which will be used as maybe a dining location. You can also see on the rights side what looks like the remains of one of the flying vehicles.

As soon as I enlarged the photo I noticed that vehicle also. I was afraid that the large structure was the back of the show building for the simulator ride.
 

George

Liker of Things
Premium Member
The post is 20 weeks old. Could be cardboard for all we know.

Look like (wax or otherwise) models to me.

Looks like plain figures, or perhaps even Photoshop. Certainly not AA's, or they'd have much more elaborate bases and wads of cabling and hoses coming out of them.

I think those are the same figures in the photos.

Ummmmm....those are actual Na'vi. I ate dinner with them a few weeks ago. During the day they are wearing those lightbulb covered suits so Disney can make some Na'vi robotrons (step up from animatronics) at their leisure and have them move realistically. It turns out this is cheaper than hiring Na'vi since they are unionized.
 

Hakunamatata

Wake me up when its over
Premium Member
Ummmmm....those are actual Na'vi. I ate dinner with them a few weeks ago. During the day they are wearing those lightbulb covered suits so Disney can make some Na'vi robotrons (step up from animatronics) at their leisure and have them move realistically. It turns out this is cheaper than hiring Na'vi since they are unionized.
Prove it.
 

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