After 75 years of talking about getting Edgar Rice Burroughs' John Carter of Mars up there on the big screen, it looks like it's finally gonna get done!
This latest project has seen TWO directors leave so far, for one reason or another. But it looks like the third may stick...and he's a Burroughs fan!
Recently announced director on the John Carter of Mars project is Jon Favreau, whose sci-fi/fantasy Zathura hits theaters before Christmas. Here are the rules Favreau says he's made for bringing Barsoom to theaters next year: "Stay true to the books, keep it intimate. Keep it emotionally true. Don't try to turn this into something it isn't."
Now, what about casting? How about Catherine Zeta-Jones as Dejah Thoris?
Posted by Wally Conger, whose Thark has been ruining his lawn.