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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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New photo from X-Men Origins Wolverine

Ain’t It Cool nabbed this exclusive photo from the current issue of Entertainment Weekly, featuring their most anticipated movies of 2009. Hugh Jackman as Logan looks great, however according to the story’s report, this film really is “in hot water”, including rumors of rifts between director Gavin Hood and Fox. I hope the picture isn’t …
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Covenant, King’s Men, Gridiron and More Fall Previews

Sony’s Fall slate of films includes a good mix of the Oscar-bait, including the much-anticipated All the King’s Men, which was written and directed by Academy Award winner Steven Zaillian, the horror, including The Covenant and The Grdge 2, which is a sequel to the 2004 hit, the inspirational, including The Pursuit of Happyness, starring Will Smith, and Gridiron Gang, recalling the true life story of a detention camp …
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