Check out two new TV spots and 12 high resolution photos from John Carter
. The action-epic, based on the Barsoom series by Edgar Rice Burroughs, follows a former Confederate captain (Taylor Kitsch) who is mysteriously transported to Mars, and must resolve a conflict between warring nations.
The film is the first live-action project for director Andrew Stanton, who helmed Pixar’s Wall-E and Finding Nemo. Joining Kitsch in the cast ensemble are Lynn Collins, Willem Dafoe, Samantha Morton, Dominic West, James Purefoy and Mark Strong.
John Carter is set to hit theaters on March 9th, 2012.
From Academy Award(R)-winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton comes “John Carter”–a sweeping action-adventure set on the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars). “John Carter” is based on a classic novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs , whose highly imaginative adventures served as inspiration for many filmmakers, both past and present. The film tells the story of war-weary, former military captain John Carter (Taylor 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.
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