Andrew Stanton's John Carter (2012) English Sci-Fi Action-Adventure Movie Release in India


FILM TRAILER: John Carter

Mumbai, Jan 23, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio / Free-Press-Release.com) The year 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of John Carter, a now-legendary character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs in 1912. Considered by many to be the world’s first space hero, John Carter was first introduced to the world in Burroughs’ story “Under the Moons of Mars,” which was published serially in All-Story magazine before being renamed and published as the novel “A Princess of Mars” in 1917.

Burroughs would go on to write ten more books in what came to be known as the “Barsoom” series—Barsoom being Burroughs’ name for the planet Mars. Since the book’s publication, some of the 20th century’s greatest minds in art, literature and science have credited it with inspiring and motivating their work.

From Academy Award®–winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton comes “John Carter”—a sweeping action-adventure set on the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars). “John Carter” is based on a classic novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, whose highly imaginative adventures served as inspiration for many filmmakers, both past and present. The film tells the story of war-weary, former military captain John Carter (Taylor Kitsch), who is inexplicably transported to Mars where he becomes reluctantly embroiled in a conflict of epic proportions amongst the inhabitants of the planet, including Tars Tarkas (Willem Dafoe) and the captivating Princess Dejah Thoris (Lynn Collins). In a world on the brink of collapse, Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes that the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.

John Carter (2012)



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