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Legendary Swashbuckler John Carter of Mars Comes to Life!

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Created in 1912, by Edgar Rice Burroughs, John Carter of Mars introduced readers to a world of epic, swashbuckling adventure and interplanetary romance. While not as numerous as the adventures of Burroughs’ other creation, Tarzan, Carter’s adventures fill twelve novels – plenty of material to fuel a movie series – if done right.

Disney has just released a teaser trailer for the movie and it looks to have the kind of scope that made the books so popular. John Carter is director Andrew Stanton’s [Finding Nemo, Wall-E] first live-action film and something of a personal dream project for him. Taylor Kitsch stars as Carter.

Check out the trailer, press release and first photos following the jump.

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