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John Carter (7-Mar-2012)

Director: Andrew Stanton

Writers: Andrew Stanton; Mark Andrews; Michael Chabon

From novel: A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Music by: Michael Giacchino

Producers: Jim Morris; Lindsey Collins; Colin Wilson

Keywords: Fantasy, Mars

Epic cinematic adaptation of a 1917 Edgar Rice Burroughs novel tells the tale of former Confederate Army captain John Carter's very first interplanetary adventure.

ABSTRACT
Ambitious and daring in its scope and with a budget estimated by some to run as high as $350,000,000, Disney epic John Carter tells the tale of its eponymous character's adventures from Civil War-era America all the way to a fictional alternate version of Mars known as Barsoom and populated by twelve-foot-tall barbarians within the frame of his funeral. Although produced with an aforementioned production and advertising budget rivaling the gross domestic product of Micronesia, John Carter was largely panned by critics for its perceived confusing and meandering plot upon its release, and notched lackluster box office numbers that ultimately cemented its place near the top of Hollywood's list of its worst flops of all time.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Thomas Haden Church
Actor
17-Jun-1960   Lowell Mather on Wings
Lynn Collins
Actor
16-May-1977   X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Bryan Cranston
Actor
7-Mar-1956   Walter White on Breaking Bad
Willem Dafoe
Actor
22-Jul-1955   Last Temptation of Christ
Jon Favreau
Actor
19-Oct-1966   Swingers
Ciarán Hinds
Actor
9-Feb-1953   Munich
Taylor Kitsch
Actor
9-Apr-1981   Friday Night Lights
Art Malik
Actor
13-Nov-1952   Dr. Zubin Khan on Holby City
Samantha Morton
Actor
13-May-1977   Sweet and Lowdown
James Purefoy
Actor
3-Jun-1964   Feast of July
Daryl Sabara
Actor
14-Jun-1992   Spy Kids
David Schwimmer
Actor
12-Nov-1966   Ross on Friends
Don Stark
Actor
20-Aug-1954   Bob Pinciotti on That 70's Show
Mark Strong
Actor
30-Aug-1963   Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Polly Walker
Actor
19-May-1966   Atia of the Julii on Rome
Dominic West
Actor
3-Sep-1969   Det. McNulty on The Wire

CAST

Taylor Kitsch   ...   John Carter
Lynn Collins   ...   Dejah Thoris
Samantha Morton   ...   Sola
Mark Strong   ...   Matai Shang
Ciarán Hinds   ...   Tardos Mors
Dominic West   ...   Sab Than
James Purefoy   ...   Kantos Kan
Bryan Cranston   ...   Powell
Polly Walker   ...   Sarkoja
Daryl Sabara   ...   Edgar Rice Burroughs
with
Thomas Haden Church   ...   Tal Hajus
Willem Dafoe   ...   Tars Tarkas
Arkie Reece   ...   Stayman #1 / Helm
Davood Ghadami   ...   Stayman #3
Pippa Nixon   ...   Lightmaster
James Embree   ...   Thern #2
Philip Philmar   ...   Thern #1
Figs Jackman   ...   Man in the Bowler
Emily Tierney   ...   Pretty Woman in NYC Doorway
Edmund Kente   ...   Telegraph Clerk
Rupert Frazer   ...   Thompson
Nicholas Woodeson   ...   Dalton
Kyle Agnew   ...   Stable Boy
Don Stark   ...   Dix the Storekeeper
Josh Daugherty   ...   Rowdy #1
Jared Cyr   ...   Rowdy #2
Sean Carrigan   ...   Cavalryman
Dusty Sorg   ...   Twitchy Corporal
Christopher Goodman   ...   Stockade Guard
Amanda Clayton   ...   Sarah Carter
Akima Castaneda   ...   Apache Leader
Joe Billingiere   ...   Apache #1
Aldred Wesley Montoya   ...   Apache #2
Phil Cheadle   ...   Thern in Cave
David Schwimmer   ...   Young Thark Warrior
Arnie Alpert   ...   Council Member #1
Ian Ray   ...   Council Member #2
Peggy Clements   ...   Council Member #3
Evelyn Dubuc   ...   Council Member #4
Connie Jhil McEntyre   ...   Council Member #5
Daniel O'Meara   ...   Vas Kor
Emma Clifford   ...   Lightman / Helm
Oliver Boot   ...   Bodyguard (Matai)
Rebecca Sarker   ...   Stayman #1 / Navigator
Philip Arditti   ...   Spotter #2
Jon Favreau   ...   Thark Bookie
Art Malik   ...   Zodangan General
Holly Weston   ...   Carter's Wife (Corpse)
Gary Milner   ...   Zodangan Guard
Cate Fowler   ...   Matron of Chamber (Matai)
Darwin Shaw   ...   Zodangan Officer (Matai)
Eileen Page   ...   Elderly Woman (Matai)
Si Evans   ...   Zodangan Guard
Myriam Acharki   ...   Priestess
Steven Cree   ...   Humble Guard
Garry Tubbs   ...   Orkney Dig Worker
Jeremy Booth   ...   Doctor
Jill Baker   ...   Additional Voice

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