Disney Shifts Release Dates for ‘Frankenweenie,’ ‘John Carter of Mars’

Tim Burton-directed “Frankenweenie” will now premiere on Oct. 5, 2012, while Andrew Stanton’s “Carter of Mars” will go on March 9, 2012

Last Updated: January 19, 2011 @ 12:38 PM

Disney has announced release date changes for 2012 3D tentpoles "John Carter of Mars" and "Frankenweenie."

The Tim Burton-directed "Frankenweenie" will shift back to Oct. 5, 2012 from March 9, 2012.

The Edgar Rice Burroughs-adapted "Carter of Mars," a sci-fi/adventure directed by Edgar Rice Burroughs and starring Thomas Haden Church, Bryan Cranston and Willem Dafo, will move to March 9, 2012 from June 8, 2012.