John Carter is based on the novel, “A Princess of Mars”, by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Basically, a civil war veteran named John Carter gets transported to Mars (known to the locals as Barsoom), chaos ensues, and he tries to save the world.
The film, starring Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Thomas Haden Church, Willem Dafoe, Mark Strong and James Purefoy will be released in theatres March 9, 2012, in Disney 3D.
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Source: Geek Tyrant