John Carter director Andrew Stanton on huge film budgets

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Double Oscar winning director, Andrew Stanton, has revealed he pays no attention to budget limits on his films.

The Finding Nemo and Wall-E director has taken on directing his first live action film, Disney's $250m (£160m) movie John Carter.

Speaking to Mark Lawson on Radio 4's Front Row he said: "I've always worked with huge budgets, I mean the truth is, this is all I have ever known.

"Having said that, I've always ignored what the budget is. I've never felt any gain to be worrying about numbers," he added.

The director, who is a pioneer of computer generated animated films, said he was only interested in making a good film.

The story of John Carter was first attempted to be made into a film in 1931.

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