Watch: Awesome Featurette on the Sound & Music of 'John Carter'
Even if the film lost the box office battle with The Lorax as a holdover this past weekend, audiences should not be deterred from checking out Disney's sci-fi epic John Carter. The film has elements of films like Avatar, Star Wars and other sci-fi favorites, not to mention a classic adventure tale with some truly epic set pieces and special effects. Spread the word, and give this film a chance to find its audience! Meanwhile, those of us who enjoyed the Edgar Rice Burroughs' adaptation can check out this featurette on the sound and music (composed by Michael Giacchino, above left) from Andrew Stanton's film. Watch it below!
John Carter (of Mars) is based on Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic sci-fi adventures, telling of war-weary, former military captain John Carter (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 (Dafoe) and the captivating Princess Dejah Thoris (Collins). Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes that the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands. John Carter is directed by Pixar alum Andrew Stanton (Finding Nemo, Wall-E) from a screenplay by Mark Andrews, Michael Chabon & Stanton. Disney released John Carter in theaters in 3D on March 9th, it's playing everywhere. Go see it!