The sci-fi action film stars Taylor Kitsch as an American Civil War veteran who is transported to Mars and becomes a prisoner. He escapes and meets Princess Dejah Thoris (Lynn Collins), a leader of a nation at war with others on the planet.
John Carter, which marks WALL-E director Andrew Stanton's live-action debut, also features Willem Dafoe, Thomas Haden Church, Samantha Morton, James Purefoy, Dominic West, Bryan Cranston and Mark Strong.
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Kitsch has previously expressed his excitement about the upcoming movie, saying: "[I'm] over the moon. It's going to be a good ride. I'm pumped."
John Carter is based on the first novel of Edgar Rice Burroughs's 11-volume Barsoom series, titled A Princess of Mars.
The new trailer for John Carter will be released on December 1, while the film itself opens on March 9, 2012.
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