John Carter epic to be released theatrically in IMAX

IMAX and Walt Disney Studios today announced that the action-adventure film John Carter, from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton, will be released to IMAX theatres simultaneously with the film’s worldwide release on March 9, 2012. John Carter is based on a classic novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs and stars Taylor Kitsch, Willem Dafoe and Lynn ….

First conceptual art and poster for Edgar Rice Burroughs’ John Carter film released, shows futuristic Mars landscape

From Academy Award–winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton comes John Carter—a sweeping action-adventure set on the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars). John Carter is based on a classic novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, whose highly imaginative adventures served as inspiration for many filmmakers, both past and present. The film tells the story of war-weary, former military captain John Carter ….

New cast members for John Carter of Mars film adaptation

According to Sci-Fi Wire, the cast continues to grow for John Carter of Mars, Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs‘ fantasy adventure books, with Thomas Haden Church, James Purefoy and Mark Strong joining already cast Taylor Kitsch, Samantha Morton, Dominic West, Polly Walker, Willem Dafoe and Lynn Collins. According to the report, the ….

Willem Dafoe to play alien warlord in John Carter of Mars

According to Variety, Willem Dafoe will return to the fantasy realm, playing alien warlord Tars Tarkas in Andrew Stanton’s (director of Wall-E) first live-action movie, John Carter of Mars. Dafoe will star opposite X-Men Origins: Wolverine co-stars Taylor Kitsch and Lynn Collins in the adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ sci-fi fantasy series of books. Tarkas ….

John Carter of Mars gets it’s lead and may start filming in November

Get your ass to Mars! Taylor Kitsch – who played Gambit – and Lynn Collins – who played Kayla Silverfox – in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, will star in John Carter of Mars, the big screen adaptation of the Edgar Rice Burroughs pulp series that Andrew Stanton will helm for Disney, According to The Hollywood Reporter. ….

John Carter of Mars finally coming to theaters

Andrew Stanton (WALL•E) told Sci-Fi Wire the scoop on Disney’s adaptation of sci-fi pulp comic John Carter of Mars. First of all, it’s actually moving forward, after years on the development wagon, and a boat-load of directors, including Robert Rodriguez (Sin City), Kerry Conran (Sky Captain), Jon Favreau (Iron Man) and now Stanton. “I’m deep ….