Avatar poster inspired by Stephen King novel?

It is probably a coincidence but a comment on Hollywood Elsewhere by LexG points out that the new Avatar teaser poster (which I’m guessing is official, despite previous fake posters and trailers for this film) looks a lot like the 1980 paperback cover of The Stand by Stephen King.

Avatar The Stand

> James Cameron talks about Avatar at Comic-Con
> More on The Stand at Wikipedia

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Stephen King discusses working with Stanley Kubrick

Check out this interesting video of Stephen King talking about working with Stanley Kubrick on The Shining: