March 1st, 2012.
From what I've been able to gather, "John Carter Of Mars" (as it was originally going to be called) is based on a series of Sci Fi Books by Edgar Rice Burroughs back in the depths of literary antiquity. (I just checked wikipedia : 1912!). Since being published, it seems to have had key elements lifted by everyone from Dune to Star Wars to Flash Gordon, so it's been massively influential. Still... 1912? References to America's Civil War? Aliens?
Quirkier movies have been made, and I've seen many. But would you back the concept with a $250million budget and get the dude from Pixar who did Toy Story and Finding Nemo to direct it? Well... Disney did. Here's how the (much cheaper) premiere went down:
So, that was another one! Premieres aren't coming quite as thick-and-fast at the moment. The next one (I believe) is on March 14th. So until then.... until next time!
And "Yes, it joins the Archive of Premieres" the most recent events in which were: