Favreau Brings John to Mars

October 07, 2005 05:51:54 GMT

Jon Favreau has signed on to direct the movie adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs' "John Carter of Mars"


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Have you ever traveled to Mars? If you're yet going there, you can fancy of going to that place. However, there's a better idea than only imagining, watch the upcoming movie "John Carter of Mars."

"John Carter of Mars" is a sci-fi film based on Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel of the same title, which story centers on Civil War vet John Carter who is transplanted to Mars, where he discovers a lush, wildly diverse planet whose main inhabitants are 12-foot tall green barbarians. Finding himself a prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter Dejah Thoris, Princess of Helium, who is in desperate need of a savior.

Has been appointed to direct is Jon Favreau, Robert Rodriguez, and Kerry Conran. In hand to write is Ehren Kruger with Sean Daniel, James Jacks, and Harry Jay Knowles serve as producers.

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