Monday, January 22, 2007

Pixar: It Ain't Tarzan, But It'll Do

By Chris Thompson
Mon, Jan 22, 2007 at 3:27 PM

According to, Pixar is negotiating for the film rights to John Carter of Mars, the fantasy novel series by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the creator of Tarzan. The story: Civil War soldier Carter somehow gets transported to Mars and has adventures. Such a straight fantasy plot would be a departure for the Emeryville-based animation company, which usually does comedies about talking appliances or something.

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