Watch Taylor Kitsch as John Carter on Mars Trailer - Taylor Kitsch shows his action prowess in an exceedingly new trailer for “John Carter,” the sci-fi movie primarily based on a unique by Edgar Rice Burroughs, of Tarzan fame. This story, however, takes place on Mars.

Kitsch plays the protagonist John Carter, a weary Confederate Civil War captain, who is mysteriously transported to Mars, where he finds a decaying civilization deep within the throes of… you bought it, war.

The planet, that the natives decision “Barsoom,” is dying as its oceans evaporate and its atmosphere dissipates.

As a result, Barsoom’s inhabitants interact in an exceedinglylmost constantly warfare in a fight for survival.

Carter meets leader Tars Tarkas (Willem Dafoe) who is at war against the charming Princess Dejah Thoris (Lynn Collins).

The trailer options the planet’s inhabitants, green-skinned barbarians who are twelve feet tall, with four arms and long tusks.

Princess Dejah Thoris could be a humanoid Red Martian.

Carter realizes that the survival of Barsoom and its folks rests in his hands and decides to avoid wasting their civilization, that is on the brink of collapse.

In the method, he rediscovers, in an alien world, the humanity that he lost on his home planet, consistent with Disney.

“John Carter” is essentially primarily based on the book “A Princess of Mars,” the primary novel within the series to feature the character.

Burroughs wrote an 11-volume series on Barsoom, thus expect to envision sequels if the film flies.

It’s being shot in 3D and IMAX 3D with Andrew Stanton directing and Stanton, Mark Andrews and Michael Chabon handling script duties.

Stanton previous worked on Pixar animated films “Finding Nemo” and “WALL-E.” each were hits.

The $250 million Disney production is one in all variety science fiction films within the works.

The genre is undergoing slightly of a renaissance since the unqualified success of James Cameron’s “Avatar.”

Director Ridley Scott has jumped back to the combo with “Prometheus” a science fiction thriller starring Charlize Theron.

Scott directed the classic 1979 sci-fi horror film “Alien,” with Sigorney Weaver, that spawned 3 sequels.

He additionally directed the 1982 cult classic “Blade Runner,” with Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young and Daryl Hannah.

A sequel, or prequel, is within the works, that Scott has agreed to helm, with production to start out no later than 2013.

In the meantime, look at the trailer below:

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