John Carter - 'An Introduction To John Carter' Featurette
Reported by Outsiders - 08:23 PM 2012.02.13
Cast and crew talk about the importance of Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic novel and the effects the book had on the sci-fi / fantasy genre. The clip also includes new footage from the film.
John Carter tells the tale of war-weary, former military captain John Carter, who is inexplicably transported to Mars where he becomes reluctantly involved in a conflict of epic proportions between the inhabitants of the planet.
John Carter the newest movie from Academy AwardŽ--winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton is an action adventure story set on Barsoom, the exotic and mysterious planet we know as Mars. Based on the classic novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, creator of Tarzan, John Carter is the story which inspired many of the most imaginative and well known Hollywood movies, past and present. Next year will mark the 100th anniversary of the John Carter character, first created in the Edgar Rice Burroughs novel.
In a world on the brink of collapse, John Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes that the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.
Disney's upcoming sci-fi adventure film "John Carter" stars Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Ciaran Hinds, Bryan Cranston, Thomas Hayden Church and Willem Dafoe.