Disney teases Andrew Stanton’s “John Carter”

By Sean O’Connell
Hollywoodnews.com: Let it be said that I will follow Andrew Stanton anywhere.

The beating heart at Pixar Animation Studios, who directed “Finding Nemo” and “WALL-E” (as well as contributed to plenty more Pixar masterpieces), is making the move to live action for the sci-fi thriller “John Carter.” For those of us who can’t wait to see what Stanton has in store, today is a wonderful day.

Disney has released the first teaser trailer:

The film, once known as “John Carter of Mars,” adapts Edgar Rice Burroughs’ novel about a Civil War veteran (Taylor Kitsch) transported to the Red Planet where he comes to the aid of a dying race. Mark Strong, Bryan Cranston, Lynn Collins and Willem Dafoe co-star in what looks like a blend of sci-fi, history and the wild, wild west.

Stanton’s effects look mindblowing. His transition from animation to live-action appears seamless. And his true gift is as a storyteller, so I’ve little doubt that “John Carter” will be a complete home run when it finally lands in theaters on March 9, 2012.

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