When Will The First Trailer For Avatar Be Online?

Now that the Comic-Con hype has died down, you might be wondering when the first trailer for James Cameron's Avatar will be online. The answer is so very obvious: Avatar Day, of course!

You might remember that Cameron announced at the Con that 15 minutes of his new 3D sci-fi epic will be screened nationwide and internationally on August 21st as part of a marketing campaign Fox has dubbed "Avatar Day." We've finally received an official press release from the studio that gives us a little more information about the promotion.

  • The 15 minutes of footage will screen only in 3D at "select cinemas and IMAX theaters."
  • "Details on locations and reserving tickets for this extraordinary and unprecedented experience will be announced soon."
  • The worldwide trailer launch will be presented in all formats, including IMAX┬« 3-D, IMAX┬« 2-D, digital 3-D, digital 2-D, and 35mm 2-D. The trailer will also be available online.
  • Also on Avatar Day: "Ubisoft will unveil the trailer for their videogame James Cameron's Avatar: The Game, and Mattel will reveal the action figures for the film's Avatar and alien Na'vi characters."
  • When we learn ore about locations and times, we'll pass along the info. And below you can find a high resolution scan of the Avatar banner which was on display in the streets of San Diego as part of Comic-Con.

    Avatar banner