Science fiction is all about creating strange and incredible worlds, whether they’re the future of Earth or a far-off planet. And the key to the most breathtaking science fictional worlds always starts with the work of production designers and concept artists who create brilliant and freaktastic worlds, like James Clyne’s concept art for Transformers, above. Or Warren Manser’s original art for Stanley Kubrick’s version of A.I.: Artificial Intelligence, below the fold. Here’s our roundup of the 10 designers whose work is exciting us the most right now — and whose forthcoming projects you should watch out for. -io9.com
The Pixar Blog confirmed directly from ”Wall-E” director Andrew Stanton himself that he is indeed currently writing the script for the upcoming Edgar Rice Burroughs‘ science fiction book ”John Carter Of Mars”. – io9.com
Oh man…this movie really needs to be made. It has the potential to either be the greatest animated film of all time…or the thing that finally kills pixar’s momentum…now with that sweeping generalized statement I will use my power of hope to make the film great…mmmm….so good.