A selection of concept art for director Andrew Stanton's upcoming action-adventure epic John Carter has been unveiled. The movie, an adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs classic novel John Carter of Mars chronicles the journey of War veteran John Carter [Taylor Kitsch], who finds himself battling a new & mysterious war amidst a host of strange Martian inhabitants, including Tars Tarkas [Willem Dafoe] & Dejah Thoris [Lynn Collins]. The adaption also stars Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Ciaran Hinds, Dominic West, James Purefoy, Daryl Sabara, Polly Walker, Bryan Cranston & Thomas Hayden Church. The Disney Pictures production hits 3D, 2D & IMAX 3D theaters on March 9th. Hit the jump for the details.
Synopsis: "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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