Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Author Michael Chabon signs on as screenwriter for film John Carter of Mars

The SF blog io9 reports that well-known author Michael Chabon, who wrote the steampunk short story “The Martian Agent: a Planetary Romance” (1993) and whose novel The Yiddish Policeman's Union won the 2008 Hugo Award, has signed on as a screenwriter for Hollywood director Andrew Stanton’s film adaptation of the Edgar Rice Burroughs pulp legend John Carter of Mars. John Carter of Mars, a Disney production, is scheduled to land in theaters in 2012.

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