John Carter of Mars

John Carter of Mars John Carter (of Mars) is a scfi character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs who finds himself transported to the red planet, and due to the lesser gravity on Mars, he is able to perform superhuman feats of strength--particularly amazing leaps across great distances. Falling in love with a kidnapped princess, he uses his abilities to rescue her. The character is enduring, having appeared in various media (including comic strips and books) since his 1912 debut in a magazine serial. In the forthcoming 2012 film adaptation of the series, John Carter, Carter is played by Taylor Kitsch, with the role of Dejah Thoris to be played by Lynn Collins.
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EXCLUSIVE: LITTLE BOY's Jakob Salvati On CBMs, Comics And More! EXCLUSIVE: LITTLE BOY's Jakob Salvati On CBMs, Comics And More!
I spend a few minutes with Jakob Salvati to discuss comics, heroes, comic book movies, Avengers: Age of Ultron and his new film Little Boy which hits theaters tomorrow! Hit the jump to read OR listen to the interview! - NateBest
Andrew Stanton's JOHN CARTER Had Planned Sequels, Here Are The Logos And Titles Andrew Stanton's JOHN CARTER Had Planned Sequels, Here Are The Logos And Titles
Over on twitter, John Carter director Andrew Stanton has released the title cards for two originally planned sequels to the film, but were scrapped. The films were to be titled Gods of Mars and Warlord of Mars, creating a trilogy. You can see the titles after the jump! - r3negade
Mark Strong On Why He Thinks JOHN CARTER Failed; Says He Really Enjoyed The Movie Mark Strong On Why He Thinks JOHN CARTER Failed; Says He Really Enjoyed The Movie
Even though the movie didn't have many fans, John Carter still had a few. Including actor Mark Strong, who was asked, and gave, his opinion on why the movie wasn't as successful as people would have hoped. - WaylonJones
JOHN CARTER VFX Breakdown JOHN CARTER VFX Breakdown
The Moving Picture Company (MPC) has uploaded a new video that showcases the digital effects they created for Disney's John Carter. Watch a scene involving the hero slaughtering a bunch of computer generated creatures. Neato! - nailbiter111
Jon Favreau Would Have Told A Smaller Story In His Take On JOHN CARTER Jon Favreau Would Have "Told A Smaller Story" In His Take On JOHN CARTER
Before he helmed Iron Man for Marvel Studios, Jon Favreau was attached to direct John Carter (back then it still had the, "of Mars" suffix) and he talks here about how his take on the character would have differed from Andrew Stanton's financial and critical disappointment. - JoshWilding
Behind the Scenes Look at the Animation of JOHN CARTER Behind the Scenes Look at the Animation of JOHN CARTER
Blue Sky Studios' animator, Patrick Giusiano, recently revealed this special effects workflow video that showcases the unique process of creating the animation for Andrew Stanton's science fiction epic, John Carter. Check it out after the jump... - Jolt17
EXCLUSIVE: Anything Is Possible Clip From JOHN CARTER DVD/Blu-Ray EXCLUSIVE: "Anything Is Possible" Clip From JOHN CARTER DVD/Blu-Ray
Available to buy now in both the US and UK, we've been sent this exclusive clip from the John Carter DVD/Blu-ray. If you haven't watched the film yet, then you will most definitely want to check out this tense exchange between Dejah Thoris (Lynn Collins) and Sab Than (Dominic West). - JoshWilding
EXCLUSIVE: Ten Things You Never Knew About JOHN CARTER EXCLUSIVE: Ten Things You Never Knew About JOHN CARTER
Pssst! Want to know the hottest on-set secrets about Disney’s epic new movie, John Carter? We catch up with actors Taylor Kitsch and Lynn Collins, as well as the film’s director Andrew Stanton, to bring you the low-down on the jaw-dropping, action-packed adventure. - JoshWilding
BRAVE Director Mark Andrews Looks Back At JOHN CARTER And Expresses Interest In Sequels BRAVE Director Mark Andrews Looks Back At JOHN CARTER And Expresses Interest In Sequels
Mark Andrews will make his directorial debut with Pixar's Brave, but he also played a role in the big screen adaptation of John Carter. In the following interview, he shares his thoughts on the failure of the movie and the chances of a second and third installment. - JoshWilding
Willem Dafoe Laments JOHN CARTER Box-Office Perfromance As Film Comes To Blu-ray And DVD Willem Dafoe Laments JOHN CARTER Box-Office Perfromance As Film Comes To Blu-ray And DVD
John Carter hit Blu-ray and DVD shelves yesterday and actor Willem Dafoe reflected on the "baffling" box-office performance of the Disney/Pixar film which he calls "misunderstood." - MarkJulian
Alternate Opening Scene For JOHN CARTER Alternate Opening Scene For JOHN CARTER
Check out the alternate opening for Disney's John Carter. The film, which is as dull as watching repeats of Jake and The Fat Man, actually had a different opening. It was reshot after Pixar executives had voiced their displeasure. - nailbiter111
PaulRom Reviews: JOHN CARTER PaulRom Reviews: JOHN CARTER
Andrew Stanton's live action debut (which adapts the classic sci-fi novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs) will arrive on Blu-Ray/DVD next Tuesday, and has left critics and audiences divided since its theatrical release in March. Hit the jump for my spoiler-free review of the sci-fi epic. - PaulRom
New JOHN CARTER Blu-Ray Featurette Released New JOHN CARTER Blu-Ray Featurette Released
Willem Dafoe (who plays Tars Tarkas) and Jon Favreau discuss the legacy of John Carter in a new featurette from the film's pending Blu-Ray release. Watch it after the jump. - PaulRom
JOHN CARTER Has Earned It's Budget, Still Not Profitable But Trending In The Right Direction JOHN CARTER Has Earned It's Budget, Still Not Profitable But Trending In The Right Direction
The reputable Forbes gives some optimism to all the John Carter faithful in it's latest report which says that the film will probably turn a profit....eventually. - MarkJulian
Taylor Kitsch Defends JOHN CARTER; Says He's Incredibly Proud Of The Film Taylor Kitsch Defends JOHN CARTER; Says He's "Incredibly Proud" Of The Film
Despite the fact that the movie is expected to result in a massive loss for Disney, John Carter himself (Taylor Kitsch) doesn't view it as a failure and is proud of his contribution to the adaptation. - JoshWilding