Walt Disney Studios has provided us with images from the star-studded red carpet premiere of John Carpet held at the Regal Cinemas L.A. Live last night. Among the film’s stars and other fans were Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston, James Purefoy, Mason Cook, Daryl Sabara, writer/director Andrew Stanton, Helen Mirren, Zendaya Coleman, Bella Thorne, Katie Leclerc, Caroline Sunshine, Kevin McKidd, Michael Giacchino, Mark Andrews, John Lasseter, Lee Unkrich, Michael Chabon, Bruce Boxleitner and more.
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 Carteris 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 opens in theaters nationwide on March 9, 2012.