Pixar: It Ain’t Tarzan, But It’ll Do

According to themovieinsider.com, 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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