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Taylor Kitsch Says 'John Carter' Sequel Script Was "F*cking Awesome' & "Emotionally Taxing" – Spare a thought for Taylor Kitsch, people. Two years after “John Carter” bombed in ways we dissected at length, followed by the double whammy of “Battleship” and “Savages” also, um, underperforming, and he's still out there, working way throughserious projects. 16 weeks 1 day ago via jetli

Academy Reveals Visual Effects Shortlist of Ten, Including 'John Carter,' 'Life of Pi' and 'The Hobbit' – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revealed the Visual Effects Branch's shortlist of ten films vying for the final five Oscar nominations in the Visual Effects category. Members of the branch are invited to view ten-minute excerpts from each of the ten films at the annual VFX bakeoff on Thursday, January 3. 1 year 41 weeks ago via brucelee

Director Andrew Stanton looks back on 'John Carter's' rocky path

John Carter – The Pixar veteran reflects on the tough journey to and from his Mars-themed film, which bombed in theaters, and says ultimately, he's proud of 'John Carter.'When his movie "John Carter" thudded into theaters in March, director Andrew Stanton escaped to New York and spent the next three weeks riding the subway, noodling on scripts and visiting with his daughter and some friends 2 years 1 week ago via brucelee

Battleship's Damage to Universal: $83M Loss

10:30 AM 8/1/2012 by Senh Duong
Universal’s expensive summer tentpole “Battleship,” based on Hasbro’s board game, cost $200-$250M to make and probably another $70M-$90M to market. When the dust has settled, “Battleship” has done $65M domestic and $238M foreign for a worldwide gross of $303M.

Director Mark Andrews Talks Replacing Brenda Chapman On 'Brave,' The Future Of 'John Carter' & More – It was the best of times, it was the worst of times – Mark Andrews, who makes his feature directorial debut this weekend on Pixar's heavily hyped medieval girl power romp "Brave" (taking duties over for Brenda Chapman, who parted ways with the film – more on that in a minute) was also an assistant director and co-writer on "John Carter," Disney's massively budgeted sci-fi spectacle that crashed and burned like an out-of-control Martian spaceship. 2 years 12 weeks ago via jackiechan

Meryl Streep Slams Hollywood's 'Big Tentpole Failures'

Meryl Streep – The actress took studios to task for producing box office flops at this week's Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards gala in Beverly Hills. 2 years 13 weeks ago via jackiechan

Netflix, Redbox Avoid Disney's Waiting Period, Acquire 'John Carter' Through Outside Retailers – The providers of cheap movie rentals will purchase DVDs at outlets such as Wal-Mart.r 2 years 14 weeks ago via jetli

Disney at war with Redbox over new DVD rental policy – "John Carter's" journey into Redbox kiosks may be as complicated as a flight to Mars. 2 years 14 weeks ago via brucelee

Willem Dafoe Still Baffled By Failure Of 'John Carter'; New Pixar Stamps Introduced

Pixar – Today "John Carter" will be released on DVD and Blu-ray and, presumably, will be seen by a much larger audience than what turned up it when it was released theatrically this past spring. (The Blu-ray is a handsome, features-packed affair well worth picking up if you feel any love for the movie.) The film, which Disney recently admitted would cost the studio $200 million in lost profit, quickly became a cautionary fable about what happens when you try to launch a franchise based on a century-old property that no one much remembers anymore. 2 years 15 weeks ago via jackiechan

The Opening Scene Of 'John Carter' That Never Was – Walt Disney Pictures Once upon a time ‘John Carter‘ was expected to be this marvelous Disney hit but then it crashed and burned on its opening weekend. Now we’re just days away from the Blu-ray/DVD release, but what kind of deleted footage will we see and would it have made the film any better?

2 years 15 weeks ago via jetli
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John Carter

John Carter
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...
Andrew Stanton
March 09, 2012