Friday Night Lights star Taylor Kitsch takes on the title role, playing a Civil War veteran who finds himself transported to Mars.
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Willem Dafoe's Tars Tarkas and Lynn Collins's Dejah Thoris can also be seen in the promo.
John Carter's supporting cast features Mark Strong, Dominic West, James Purefoy, Polly Walker and Bryan Cranston. The movie is the first live-action project for WALL-E director Andrew Stanton.
Tarzan's Edgar Rice Burroughs created pulp character John Carter, and the character went on to appear in 11 Barsoom novels spanning from 1917's A Princess of Mars to 1964's John Carter of Mars.
Disney will release John Carter in cinemas on March 9.
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