I had the great pleasure of speaking with Andrew Stanton last night at the AMPAS 1st-ever symposium spotlighting the three animated feature films vying for an Oscar this year. See
He confirmed to me that he is indeed "two years into it" and really "loving and struggling through the process of wrestling a script into place." He also told me it would be a "huge 'Lord of the Rings' scale film."
'John Carter of Mars' - 9/27/08