John Carter (film)

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John Carter is a 2012 American science fiction action film based on A Princess of Mars, the first book in the Barsoom series of novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs.wikipedia
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The film chronicles the first interplanetary adventure of John Carter and his attempts to mediate civil unrest amongst the warring kingdoms of Barsoom.
The 2012 feature film John Carter marked the 100th anniversary of the character's first appearance.

Andrew Stanton

It was directed by Andrew Stanton from a screenplay written by Stanton, Mark Andrews, and Michael Chabon.
His film work includes co-writing Pixar's A Bug's Life (1998) (as co-director), Finding Nemo (2003) and its sequel Finding Dory (2016), WALL-E (2008), and the live-action film, Disney's John Carter (2012).

Taylor Kitsch

John Carter stars Taylor Kitsch in the title role, Lynn Collins, Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Ciarán Hinds, Dominic West, James Purefoy and Willem Dafoe.
He has also worked in films such as X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), Battleship (2012), John Carter (2012), Savages (2012), and Lone Survivor (2013).

Lynn Collins

John Carter stars Taylor Kitsch in the title role, Lynn Collins, Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Ciarán Hinds, Dominic West, James Purefoy and Willem Dafoe.
She has made television appearances in True Blood and Manhunt: Unabomber, and is recognized for her roles in films such as X-Men Origins: Wolverine and John Carter.

Dominic West

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John Carter stars Taylor Kitsch in the title role, Lynn Collins, Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Ciarán Hinds, Dominic West, James Purefoy and Willem Dafoe.
His film credits include Chicago (2002), 300 (2007), Punisher: War Zone (2008), John Carter (2012), The Square (2017), and Colette (2018).

Colin Wilson (film producer)

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The film was produced by Jim Morris, Colin Wilson, and Lindsey Collins.
His more notable film productions include War of the Worlds, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, John Carter and Avatar.

Samantha Morton

John Carter stars Taylor Kitsch in the title role, Lynn Collins, Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Ciarán Hinds, Dominic West, James Purefoy and Willem Dafoe.
Subsequent acting credits include the films The Messenger (2009), John Carter (2012), Decoding Annie Parker (2013), and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016).

Willem Dafoe

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John Carter stars Taylor Kitsch in the title role, Lynn Collins, Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Ciarán Hinds, Dominic West, James Purefoy and Willem Dafoe.
He has also had voice-over roles in Finding Nemo (2003) and its sequel Finding Dory (2016), Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), John Carter (2012), and Death Note (2017), as well as the video games Spider-Man (2002), Finding Nemo (2003), James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing (2003), and Beyond: Two Souls (2013).

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With a total cost of $350 million, including an estimated production budget of $263 million, it is one of the most expensive films ever made.

Mark Strong

John Carter stars Taylor Kitsch in the title role, Lynn Collins, Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Ciarán Hinds, Dominic West, James Purefoy and Willem Dafoe.
He played Matai Shang, the leader of the Therns in John Carter (2012), and starred in Kathryn Bigelow's action thriller film Zero Dark Thirty (2012) alongside Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, and Joel Edgerton.

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Stanton became director in 2009; this was his live-action debut, as his previous directorial work for Disney included the Pixar animated films, Finding Nemo (2003) and WALL-E (2008).
The use of live action was a stepping stone for Pixar, as Stanton was planning to make John Carter of Mars his next project.

Ciarán Hinds

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John Carter stars Taylor Kitsch in the title role, Lynn Collins, Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Ciarán Hinds, Dominic West, James Purefoy and Willem Dafoe.

Walt Disney Pictures

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In the late-2000s, Walt Disney Pictures began a concerted effort to develop a film adaptation of Burroughs' works, after a previously abandoned venture by the studio in the 1980s.
Concurrently, Disney was struggling with PG-13 tentpole films outside of the Pirates of the Caribbean series, with films such as John Carter (2012) and The Lone Ranger (2013) becoming major box office bombs.

Disney Digital 3-D

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The film was presented in Disney Digital 3-D, RealD 3D, IMAX 3D, and conventional formats.

Daryl Sabara

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In 2012, he co-starred in John Carter as Edgar Rice Burroughs.

James Purefoy

John Carter stars Taylor Kitsch in the title role, Lynn Collins, Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Ciarán Hinds, Dominic West, James Purefoy and Willem Dafoe.

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He is captured by the Green Martian Tharks and their Jeddak Tars Tarkas.

Jim Morris (film producer)

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The film was produced by Jim Morris, Colin Wilson, and Lindsey Collins.
Morris was producer of Disney's 2012 film John Carter.

Mark Andrews (filmmaker)

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It was directed by Andrew Stanton from a screenplay written by Stanton, Mark Andrews, and Michael Chabon.

Michael Chabon

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It was directed by Andrew Stanton from a screenplay written by Stanton, Mark Andrews, and Michael Chabon.
In April 2009, Chabon confirmed he had been hired to do revisions to the script for Disney's John Carter.

Pixar

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Stanton became director in 2009; this was his live-action debut, as his previous directorial work for Disney included the Pixar animated films, Finding Nemo (2003) and WALL-E (2008).
Jim Morris, president of Pixar, produced Disney's John Carter (2012) which Andrew Stanton co-wrote and directed.

Robert Rodriguez

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Robert Rodriguez signed on in 2004 to direct the film after his friend Knowles showed him the script.
By resigning from the DGA, Rodríguez was forced to relinquish his director's seat on the film John Carter of Mars for Paramount Pictures.

Jon Favreau

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Conran left the film for unknown reasons and was replaced in October 2005 by Jon Favreau.
Favreau was the third director attached to John Carter, the film adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs' swashbuckling space hero.

Michael Giacchino

Michael Giacchino composed the film's musical score.