Disney have released the first teaser trailer for Andrew Stanton's upcoming John Carter [formerly known as John Carter of Mars]. Its the first glimpse we have of the movie. John Carter is an adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs series of novels written almost a century ago. Taylor Kitsch stars as the titular character, a Civil War soldier mysteriously transported Mars. He meets both a race of nine-foot green aliens called Tharks and human-ish aliens, led by a princess called 'Dejah' [Lily Collins]. Hit the jump to check it out!
From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton, "John Carter of Mars" is a sweeping action adventure set on the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars). Based on the classic sci-fi novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the film tells the story of John Carter (Taylor Kitsch), who is inexplicably transported to Mars where he becomes 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 discovers that the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.