Director Andrew Stanton Dispels ‘John Carter’ Myths

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Given the amount of negativity surrounding Finding Nemo and WALL-E director Andrew Stanton’s first live-action film, John Carter, you would think that many are not only expecting it to fail, but want it to. Stanton recently returned to Twitter and has been very active, taking time out of his surely-insane schedule to answer questions posed to him by followers. He has cleared up a few rumors about the film that have been floating around the web for months. After the jump, read what he had to say about the film’s oft-written about budget problems and more. [Read more…]

Watch: New ‘John Carter’ Trailer Filled With Epic Action

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One complaint about the teaser trailer for John Carter was that there was not much to be seen – that it was too mysterious. Well, the curtain has been pulled apart in a big way as the new trailer, which has debuted online through IGN, showcases a lot more action and features snippets from what are sure to be some kick-ass battle sequences. From the many interviews that director Andrew Stanton has given about the film, he is clearly passionate about the film and is determined to release something great. Check out the full trailer here! [Read more…]

New ‘John Carter’ Poster Is Shocking Red

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With a new trailer coming later this week, Disney has debuted a brand new poster for the live-action John Carter. The first poster for the film received a bit of a mixed reaction, as it was very mysterious and did not provide any hints as to the storyline of the film. However, I believe that this new poster not only provides tidbits about the story, but it also does it with some style. Courtesy of iTunes Movie Trailers, take a look at the great-looking poster after the jump. [Read more…]

D23 2011: Andrew Stanton Previews John Carter Clips, Talks Film With Cast

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Director Andrew Stanton was able to join his Pixar colleagues onstage for a celebration of the studio’s 25h Anniversary at the D23 Expo. However, he was primarily attending the show to preview the live-action film he is directing for Disney, John Carter. The film has been shrouded in secrecy for much of its development, as much of the shooting occurred in remote areas of Utah. Stanton was joined by cast members Taylor Kitsch (John Carter), Lynn Collins (Princess Dejah Thoris), and Willem Dafoe (Tars Tarkas), as they all talked about the upcoming film and showed off FOUR clips from the film. Read on to see what went down! [Read more…]