This film is based on a sci-fi novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs


PRESS STATEMENT FROM WALT DISNEY:


"Walt Disney Studios recently revealed the teaser poster and trailer of its 2012 action-adventure, John Carter.

"From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton (Finding Nemo, WALL-E), John Carter 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.

"The film also stars Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Ciaran Hinds, Dominic West, James Purefoy, Polly Walker, Bryan Cranston, with Thomas Hayden Church.

"Opening across the Philippines in 2012, John Carter will be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International through Columbia Pictures."

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