After the release of ''John Carter'' (2012), director Andrew Stanton planned a trilogy, but they were cancelled after the film boxed at the box office.
Why They Were Cancelled
- John Carter (2012) bombed at the box office.
- John Carter (2012) also received mixed reviews.
- The films were permanently cancelled.
- In November 2016, director Stanton stated, ''I will always mourn the fact that I didn't get to make the other two films I planned for that series.''.