Posts Tagged 'Edgar Rice Burroughs'

John Carter in Theaters March 9th

Posted on January 26 2012 by Publisher

John Carter is a 2012 American epic science fiction film featuring John Carter, the heroic protagonist of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ 11-volume Barsoom series. In the film, former Confederate captain John Carter (Taylor Kitsch) is transported to Mars (“Barsoom”). There he becomes part of a conflict between the various nations of the planet, whose leaders include […]

John Carter of Mars Movie Trailer

Posted on July 26 2011 by Publisher

Edgar Rice Burroughs, John Carter of Mars, an upcoming live-action fantasy sci-fi movie about John Carter, the lead character in much of Burroughs’s 11-volume Barsoom series hits the big screens in 2012. Here is the first look at the movie. Director Andrew Stanton (whose fame comes from his previous work for Pixar) is helming the […]

John Carter of Barsoom (Mars)

Posted on March 30 2010 by Publisher

With a movie in the works, let’s revisit Edgar Rice Burroughs original narrative. Burroughs started writing his Martian adventures in 1911, and even though science claims there is no life on Mars his stories remain vibrant and timeless tales, because Burroughs knew the appeal and power of the Martian myth. Writers like Ray Bradbury and […]