Tuesday, January 13, 2009

An interview with John Carter of Mars film director Andrew Stanton

Sci Fi Wire received the latest news on the Disney-Pixar film John Carter of Mars in a January 12th exclusive interview with noted Hollywood film director Andrew Stanton. Stanton was attending the Los Angeles Film Critics Association award ceremony in Century City, California, where he accepted the award for best picture of 2008 for WALL-E.

Stanton confirmed to Sci Fi Wire that the film John Carter of Mars, based on the science fiction books by Edgar Rice Burroughs, will be live-action. "Yeah, I think that's the only way," Stanton said.

To learn more, read Sci Fi Wire's interview with Andrew Stanton.

John Carter of Mars is scheduled to land in theaters in 2012.


Dave Tackett said...

I'm starting to get my hopes up after reading that.

Paul said...

Dave, yeah, I think live-action is better than animation. I wonder who will play Dejah Thoris, assuming she is in the film. Congratulations, again, on the SF Signal gig. I'm looking forward to your first post!