I first heard about a "John Carter of Mars" film project some years ago, when rumors were abound that it was being set up at Pixar. This turned out to not be the case, but the rumors started as the project was being helmed by Andrew Stanton. Stanton has worked at Pixar for many years, and is one of the chief creative minds behind the likes of Finding Nemo and WALL-E. These are two of my favorite movies, so my interest was piqued.
I lost track of the project for a while, and hadn't heard anything about its development until a trailer hit the web. As someone not familiar with the John Carter series of books, it gave me a fresh look at what I might expect from this fantastic tale. I'm not usually into the fantasy genre, although I did love the Lor…Read more >