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Old January 13 2009, 09:24 PM   #1
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"John Carter of Mars" Moving Ahead!

According to Sci-Fi Wire, Andrew Stanton is working on a new draft of his script for the proposed movie (possibly a trilogy!) from Disney, not Pixar (since it's live-action and most likely at least PG-13), and they're starting to talk about casting. It would be interesting if Pixar were to at least handle the VFX, a logical next step from their all-CGI films, which have digital effects as complex as anything ILM or other 'live action' digital effects houses have created.

I've never been all that confident in either a live-action or an all-CGI interpretation of the Barsoom universe, but with Stanton in there, hopefully as director as well as writer, I think this will finally happen, and they'll pull it off as a real ground-breaking film. Here's hoping!
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