Walt Disney Pictures' has released a new Japanese international trailer for John Carter. I'm really hoping this movie ends up being good. It's its such a great story, and it has the potential to be an awesome film. The question is... did the filmmakers pull it off? The movie should work, after all it has all the makings of an entertaining superhero style sci-fi film. It all comes down to how solid of an adaptation it is and if its fans will be happy it. This latest trailer shows us a little background on John Carter and how he actually ended up on Mars.
The film was directed by Pixar director Andrew Stanton, and stars Taylor Kitsch, Mark Strong, Bryan Cranston, Ciarán Hinds, Daryl Sabara,Willem Dafoe, James Purefoy, Dominic West, Lynn Collins, and Polly Walker. The film will be released on March 9th, 2012. Watch the trailer below and tell us what you think!
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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