John Carter Director Insists He Stayed on Budget

Still from John Carter starring Taylor Kitsch

"I want to go completely on record that I literally was on budget and on time the entire shoot. Disney is so completely psyched that I stayed on budget and on time that they let me have a longer reshoot." —Director Andrew Stanton's reaction to claims made in a recent article that he'd gone as much as $125 million over-budget on John Carter, the Disney Mars epic. [THR]