Disney has released three new banners for their sci-fi film John Carter
, opening March 9th, 2012.
The film is written (with Michael Chabon) and directed by two-time Academy Award-winner Andrew Stanton (Wall-E). Starring Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Ciaran Hinds, Dominic West, James Purefoy, Daryl Sabara, Polly Walker, Bryan Cranston, Thomas Hayden Church, and Willem Dafoe.
It is based on the first novel in Edgar Rice Burroughs’ 11-volume Barsoom (Mars) series about a Civil War veteran who gains super powers after being mysteriously transported to Mars.
Here’s the official synopsis from the film:
John Carter tells the story of war-weary, former military captain John Carter (Kitsch), who is inexplicably transported to Mars where he becomes reluctantly embroiled in a conflict of epic proportions amongst the inhabitants of the planet, including Tars Tarkas (Willem Dafoe) and the captivating Princess Dejah Thoris (Lynn Collins). In a world on the brink of collapse, Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes that the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.