John Carter of Mars

John Carter of Mars

by Edgar Rice Burroughs
     
 
John Carter of Mars (2012) is a science-fiction fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and directed by Andrew Stanton. It stars Taylor Kitsch in the title role, alongside Lynn Collins, Willem Dafoe, Mark Strong, James Purefoy, Samantha Morton, Ciaran Hinds and a host of other well-known actors. It is Stanton's first foray into live-action after working on

Overview

John Carter of Mars (2012) is a science-fiction fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and directed by Andrew Stanton. It stars Taylor Kitsch in the title role, alongside Lynn Collins, Willem Dafoe, Mark Strong, James Purefoy, Samantha Morton, Ciaran Hinds and a host of other well-known actors. It is Stanton's first foray into live-action after working on animated films for Pixar.

The film is based on Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel A Princess of Mars, the first in the 11-volume Barsoom series. The series has inspired a number of well-known science fiction writers, and has informed and been adapted by many writers, in novels, short stories, television programs and films. It is said that the film John Carter of Mars will be the first of a trilogy, the second and third being based on the next stories in the series: The Gods of Mars and The Warlord of Mars.

This Purple Rose book contains all of the original illustrations by Frank E. Schoonover and contains a useful glossary of the names and terms used in the series.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780345329554
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/12/1985
Series:
John Carter of Mars Series, #11
Pages:
158

Meet the Author

Edgar Rice Burroughs (September 1, 1875 – March 19, 1950) was an American author, best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan, although he also produced works in many genres.
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