In return, the John Carter helmer hopes to make another live-action movie.
And how director Andrew Stanton had only himself to blame.
Consolation prize: It was Russia's biggest-ever opener.
"It’s really like we’ve made the pilot to a season we’re hoping to get."
THR claims movie cost $300 million, up from $175 million.
Way, way more than you'd think.
We're as sick of 'Mad Men' Twitter avatars as anybody, but it's still pretty great that Andrew Stanton made one.
Plus: Roy Rogers rides again.
Andrew Stanton: 'We've been trying since 'Toy Story' to just make a film, and not have the word animated suddenly stick it in a different box.'
Stanton dispels the old myth about actors hating animation.
'Wall-E' helmer Andrew Stanton has been inexplicably ruled ineligible for a DGA Award on the count that his movie is animated.
Who says 'The Dark Knight' is an Oscar long shot?
Plus: 50 Cent pretty sure he can beat you at video games.
Plus: Fred Willard on his dreams, and Grant Show gets mistaken for a porn star.
But what do the all-important 'bigwig Hollywood marketers' think?
Andrew Stanton pooh-poohs any notion of environmentalism in his environmental catastrophe romance.