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  1. 'John Carter' franchise is taken away from Disney due to loss of $200 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

    Movie character John Carter may have been able to battle giant barbarians in mars, but he failed to win in the fight against box office audiences. Edgar Rice Burroughs's John Carter series, previously owned by Disney, may continue, but not at the house of the mouse.

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  2. Does Anyone Want to Make 'John Carter 2'? Or Maybe 9 Other Movies?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Film School Rejects

    ... again. According to a press release over at PR Web ( via Cinema Blend ), all rights to Edgar Rice Burroughs ' "John Carter" series have reverted back to Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. - and, yes, that includes all movie, television and merchandise ...

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  3. Revealed: The $307 Million Cost of Disney's John CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... Formula Money (www.formulamoney.com) which was launched in 2007 and can be followed on Twitter @formulamoney John Carter, the 2012 science fiction movie which bombed at the box office, cost the Walt Disney Company $306.6 million to make according to ...

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  4. There May Be Hope For John Carter Just YetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TG Daily

    John Carter was the first live action movie directed by Andrew Stanton, who gave us the Pixar classic Finding Nemo. John Carter was also a spectacular flop, one of the biggest in recent memory.

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  5. "John Carter" May Return To Mars?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dark Horizons News

    Two years after Disney's failed film adaptation of the first Edgar Rice Burrogh's "John Carter of Mars" hit cinemas, the film and TV rights to the property have reverted back to the late author's estate. In a statement released by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., the company confirmed the reverstion and that they are "seeking a new studio to continue this seminal Sci-Fi adventure".

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  6. Wait, John Carter 2 Might Actually Happen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cinema Blend News

    Nowadays, the name "John Carter " is synonymous with "flop" in Hollywood. Behind-the-scenes problems led to a ballooned budget of $250 million, and when it was released in March 2012 it only managed to make $73 million at the domestic box office.

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  7. 'John Carter,' the greatest film too few have seen, may get a sequel after allRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Before "Star Wars" and a myriad of imitators, there were the Mars books written by Edgar Rice Burroughs . "John Carter," the movie version of the first book in the series, "A Princess of Mars," is a joy at last to see on the big screen.

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  8. 'John Carter' Movie Rights Regained by Edgar Rice Burroughs EstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hollywood Reporter

    Disney's 2012 summer tentpole John Carter might have failed at the box office, but that doesn't mean that cinema audiences will never again get the chance to visit Barsoom alongside the former Civil War captain. Or, at least, that's what the estate of the character's creator is hoping.

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  9. John Carter revived?? Disney loses rights to sequelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | OhNoTheyDidnt

    The movie, television, and merchandise rights of the series John Carter have reverted back to Edgar Rice Burrough's, Inc. from Disney, and they are now trying to find a new studio to keep this franchise up and running. The President of this company said: We will be seeking a new partner to help develop new adventures on film as chronicled in the eleven Mars novels Burroughs wrote.

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  10. John Carter Rights Revert Back to Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.; New Films PlannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Collider

    I like John Carter . It's not a perfect film by any means, but Disney spent years trying to get an adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs ' series of sci-fi novels off the ground, and I think director Andrew Stanton and his screenwriting partners Michael Chabon and Mark Andrews did a swell job of bringing the story to life.

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  11. Disney's Rights to John Carter Revert Back to Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.Read the original story

    Tuesday | ComingSoon.net

    After the monumental failure of 2012's John Carter , which led to huge losses and the ouster of Walt Disney Studios head Rich Ross, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. has announced that the movie, television and merchandise rights have reverted back to their company, with plans to entice a new studio to adapt the author's "Mars" cycle. This is odd news, especially given that the rights to many of Burroughs' earliest works, including "A Princess of Mars" and "Warlord of Mars," are in the public domain in the US, though not in certain countries.

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  12. Colin Farrell Confirms Role in HBO's True DetectiveRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2014 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... ( Swingers , The Internship ), Rachel McAdams ( The Notebook , The Vow ), Taylor Kitsch ( Friday Night Lights , John Carter ) and Elisabeth Moss ( Mad Men , Get Him to the Greek ) have all been associated with the show recently. The Irish Mirror ...

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  13. Taylor Kitsch has fans dreaming of him as Bachelor contestantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | FansShare

    ... s rumoured to be planning to travel to India as part of the "Dr. Cabbie" team for the Fall release of the movie. John Carter actor Taylor Kitsch has revealed how he is still close friends with his John Carter co-star Lynn Collins

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  14. From Barsoom to Bon Temps, when books & TV series jump the shark - can fans save it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2014 | Bajan Reporter

    ... name their children e.g. Rovel Morris - son of Bobby Morris , is named for his mother and father just like John Carter 's son with Dejah Thoris ) is a manifestation of Telemachus , and the battle with the yellow men in " Warlord Of Mars " is ...

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  15. 'The Raid' Remake Offers Taylor Kitsch the Lead RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    ... the beloved ' Friday Night Lights ' TV series. To movie fans, he's better remembered as the guy who headlined ' John Carter ' and ' Battleship ' back-to-back, only for both films to fail so miserably that his future as a cinematic leading man looked ...

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  16. Does 'The Raid' Remake Signal the Age of Taylor Kitsch is Upon Us Again?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Film School Rejects

    ... - high-profile enough to give Kitsch's career some oomph, while not being so gargantuan that if he accidentally John Carter s it, a major studio won't be going belly-up. And guess what? Kitsch has just been offered the lead role in Screen Gems' ...

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  17. All the actors rumored to star in 'True Detective' season 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... certainly seems like he'll have the time. Will he be a good fit? If you've only seen Kitsch's recent works like John Carter and/or Battleship , you might be doubtful. But with his earlier work on Friday Night Lights , Kitsch proved that he has the ...

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  18. From John Carter to The Raid RemakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | IGN

    John Carter and Friday Night Lights star Taylor Kitsch has reportedly been offered the lead role for the Hollywood remake of The Raid.

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  19. Taylor Kitsch eyed for lead role in 'The Raid' remakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... much needed wins for the talented actor who starred in two of the biggest commercial failures in recent memory-"John Carter" and "Battleship." Along with "The Raid" remake, Kitsch is a contender for one of the lead roles in the highly anticipated ...

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  20. Taylor Kitsch Offered 'The Raid' Remake LeadRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | /film

    ... to True Detective as a possible cast member for season 2, Taylor Kitsch ( Friday Night Lights , Lone Survivor , John Carter ) has been offered the lead role in the US remake of The Raid . Frank Grillo is already in the cast, and a circulated wish ...

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