Prior to Film’s Release, ‘John Carter’ Sequel Already in the Works
Disney’s new film John Carter won’t be released in theaters until next month, but this week, it was revealed that a sequel to the unreleased film is already in the works. ComingSoon.net reports that producer Jim Morris has said director Andrew Stanton and screenwriter Michael Chabon are already planning out and writing a possible sequel for the film, tentatively titled John Carter: The Gods of Mars.
The sequel would be based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ second novel, The Gods of Mars (John Carter is largely based on Burroughs’ first novel, A Princess of Mars). Walt Disney Studios has yet to greenlight the sequel, and whether or not it will move forward will depend on the success of the film when it makes its theatrical debut next month.
John Carter will be released in theaters March 9, 2012.