PHOTOS - Sign and showtime clock installed at Awesome Planet

Jan 10, 2020 in "Awesome Planet"

Awesome Planet entrance
Posted: Friday January 10, 2020 2:15pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Signs and a showtime clock are now in place outside the Harvest Theater at the Land Pavilion for the new movie - Awesome Planet.

The 10 minute movie will debut on January 17 2020 at Epcot.

“Awesome Planet,” an on-screen exploration of the realm we call home, showcases the spectacular beauty, diversity and dynamic story of our earth with all the grandeur guests have come to expect. 

With spectacular nature photography, immersive in-theater effects, and space sequences created by none other than Industrial Light & Magic (which provided the cinematic foundation for the Star Wars franchise), “Awesome Planet” will stir Epcot guests and deliver an environmental message that will resonate far beyond its final scenes.

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aladdin2007May 27, 2020

agree plus there is a lot of fish in there to feed, not to mention the ones in Japan.

danlb_2000May 27, 2020

Aerial views have shown that landscaping is still being taken care of in the parks, so I would assume that greenhouses are still being maintained.

willtravelMay 27, 2020

Excuse the bump and putting this question here but I did not want to start a new thread. I am wondering how well Living With the Land attraction is faring with WDW closure? Maintained or would have to start over inside the greenhouse when attraction is finally open?

CJRFeb 04, 2020

We finally got around to seeing this and I have to say that we all loved it! It's hard what to make of these attractions to an extent, since they're not ground breaking additions, but more so replacements for what was already there. The Circle of Life was fun, but this definitely felt more reverent in tone. The wind/water features were nice, didn't notice smells, but it's all good. The visuals seemed to pop, loved the color. Overall, it's nice to have an attraction in the space, and a very solid followup to the previous attraction too.

marni1971Jan 23, 2020

Oh Pleeeeease......

Andrew CJan 23, 2020

Yep....Passholders. They are the worst!!!

Cmdr_CrimsonJan 23, 2020

Meh...Is it too early to say I miss CoL: AEF

Mike730Jan 23, 2020

I'm sorry that this had to be explained.... Based on the reviews, it seems pretty clear to me that there is only one type of person that dislikes this attraction, and they always seem to mention something about an "agenda" in their list of demerits. 🤔

Rich BrownnJan 23, 2020

I think the point was to emphasis this is our home and not just a planet.

padlockJan 23, 2020

Yeah, I agree. I hate it when scientific facts are presented as facts. Stupid agendas.

SpectroMagicianJan 23, 2020

I was excited about this but it looks horrible. No one at the table was like "hey guy this idea is sort of dumb"? Should have done more of a Planet Earth style show and not a "hey do you want to buy the earth" dumb trope. Dumb concept, too short, annoying agenda pushing... not a good remake at all.

Prototype82Jan 22, 2020

I finally watched Awesome Planet. I'd be lying if i said I didn't get choked up a bit. It really was so beautifully done with just the right amount of wit.

Marlins1Jan 22, 2020

Saw AP on Monday - 3 generations in our group with a thumbs up from all. As I hoped it felt like "real" EPCOT (or formerly real EPCOT). One of the rare times that I wished a show was longer. I am usually ready for even the good ones to end.

c0reytJan 20, 2020

You did, I saw it too. It was pretty sweet TBH.