In 2012, Disney attempted to launch a new franchise with an action-adventure sci-fi story about John Carter starring Taylor Kitsch. launch On paper, John Carter had a lot to say. This film told an adventure story in the style of the adventures of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" films and was based on the novel "Princess of Mars" written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, who is perhaps best known for creating the character of Tarzan.
Unfortunately, these efforts did not go anywhere. Directed by Andrew Stanton, the film was a lot of fun and grossed $284 million at the box office, but was a commercial failure and the pre-planned sequels were canceled. Stanton had special plans for the sequels, which he revealed during a director's panel at San Diego Comic-Con hosted by Steve Weintraub. li>10 movie sequels that were released more than two decades after the first movie
Stanton said the second film was called "Gods of Mars." He also mentioned this issue in March and said that the name of the third movie was "Warlord of Mars". Stanton also shared some of the concepts and plans and plots of both films with the lucky crowd in the audience.
He said that the story of "Gods of Mars" is told after John Carter returns to Mars and 10 years after the first film:
"John Carter was on Earth for 10 years. In his absence, his wife Deja gave birth to his child, who was kidnapped by an evil character named Matai Shang. Carter returns to Mars only to find that Deja has gone downriver to find her child. Carter reunites with Tares Tarkas, Willem Dafoe's character, and goes after Deja. Together they discover an underground city with modern technology, run by a race called the Primitives. These beings have been managing this planet since the beginning. They also worship a goddess called Isis, but this goddess is actually Matai Shang, who changes shape and repeats this every day. As you might expect, Carter discovers that Matai is the false god of the Firstborn society and that his son, who has become a superhuman warrior, is ordered to kill Carter. Matai raised this baby genetically and even came close to killing Carter's son. It all culminates with an air fleet landing on a dormant volcano to rescue our heroes, and Carter, Deja, and her baby boy are reunited, pursued by the Red, Green, and Firstborn races.
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He said about the story of "Warlord of Mars" that the terns escape to the northern hemisphere of the planet, where copies of their bodies are stored, and begin the process of traveling to Earth. At the same time, they make Mars an uninhabitable place. Stanton continued: "The story of this movie is like a ticking time bomb, and if Carter can't track down the trains and kill them, the world will end. So to buy time, the Terran spies disguise themselves as the leaders of the other Martian races, causing internal strife and strange chaos. The Martians are too busy fighting themselves to focus on uniting and eradicating the Terrans. Meanwhile, Deja invents a device to detect these trains, but the spies destroy it and assassinate Carter. Later we learn that this version of Carter is just a copy and his original body wakes up on Earth and returns to Mars but keeps his presence a secret. The threat of a world war is rising, and Carter, his wife and son, together with a surviving Tren, go to the top of the world and finally face Matai Shang. As you'd expect, he stops the trains, saves the planet, and takes the official title of Warlord of Mars.
Obviously, if the first film had been a success, Stanton could have given this sci-fi story more of a spin. He wanted to title the original film "John Carter of Mars" but had to remove the second half of the title, which led to confusion among viewers about the subject of the film. It is widely known in Pixar. He directed the animations "Finding Nemo", "Wall-E" and "Finding Dory" and was also responsible for the writing of four films "Toy Story" and "The Life of an Insect". In the field of live action, he also directed episodes of "Strange Things" and "Better Call Saul" series. directed and also recently wrote the last two episodes of "Obi-Wan Kenobi" and thus returned to the world of science fiction and desert.
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