Based on a classic sci-fi novel by master author Edgar Rice Buroughs. “John Carter” has gone on to gain cult fame through graphic novels with such titles as ‘John Carter of Mars’ and ‘John Carter Warlord of Mars'. Now he plans to conquer Earth audiences in the Disney adaptation simply titled“John Carter”.
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.