February 24, 2017  

'Avatar' Is Officially the Name of Chinese Mountain

January 27, 2010 (9:20 am) GMT
James Cameron's sci-fi has been honored by Chinese as the movie's title is used as the name of a Mountain, which was originally called South Sky Pillar.
'Avatar' Is Officially the Name of Chinese Mountain

James Cameron's blockbuster "" has been given a sky-high honor in China - its own peak. As the film topples the moviemaker's "Titanic" as the highest-grossing movie of all time, Chinese officials renamed a mountain after the film.

South Sky Pillar will now be known as Avatar Hallelujah Mountain on maps and guides. The Golden Globe-winning movie is expected to be among the 10 films nominated for an Oscar next week, on February 2.

Since it was released on December 18, 2009, "Avatar" has earned some gongs at several awards events. Recently, the flick has been named as Best Motion Picture at the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards and aided its director James Cameron to land Best Director gong at the same event.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Cress Williams to Lead The CW's DC Superhero Series 'Black Lightning'
  2. Joe Carnahan Rumored to Direct 'X-Force', Ryan Reynolds to Co-Write the Movie
  3. Did Nicki Minaj Just Diss Lil' Kim in Gucci Mane Collaboration 'Make Love'?
  4. Fifth Harmony, Nick Viall and Nancy Kerrigan to Join 'DWTS' Season 24
  5. Justin Bieber Denies Peeing His Pants: 'Water Spilled on My D**k Area'
  6. Meryl Streep Reacts After Karl Lagerfeld Calls Her 'Cheap' for Snubbing Chanel Dress at Oscars
  7. Watch Ed Sheeran Adorably Crash Katy Perry's Interview
  8. Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods' Finally Has Premiere Date