John Carter 2012
John Carter is a 2012 American science fiction action film that tells the first interplanetary adventure of John Carter, the heroic protagonist of Edgar Rice Burroughs' 11-volume Barsoom series of novels (1912–43). John Carter film marks the centennial of the character's first appearance. John Carter film is the live-action debut of director/writer Andrew Stanton; his previous work includes the Pixar animated films Finding Nemo (2003) and WALL-E (2008). Co-written by Mark Andrews and Michael Chabon, it is produced by Jim Morris, Colin Wilson, and Lindsey Collins, and scored by Michael Giacchino.
John Carter Cast
* Taylor Kitsch as John Carter, the film's main protagonist. * Lynn Collins as Dejah Thoris * Samantha Morton as Sola * Willem Dafoe as Tars Tarkas * Thomas Haden Church as Tal Hajus * Mark Strong as Matai Shang, the film's main antagonist. * Ciarán Hinds as Tardos Mors * Dominic West as Sab Than * James Purefoy as Kantos Kan * Bryan Cranston as Colonel Powell * Polly Walker as Sarkoja, a Thark * Daryl Sabara as Edgar Rice Burroughs * Nicholas Woodeson as Dalton, Carter's attorney * Don Stark as Dix, storekeeper in Arizona * Jon Favreau (cameo) as Thark bookie. Favreau was once attached to direct the film when it was still a Paramount production. * Art Malik as Zodangan General * Jonathan Hyde as Burroughs' professor (scenes deleted)
John Carter Release
Although the original John Carter film release date was June 8, 2012, in January 2011 Disney moved the release date to March 9, 2012. A teaser trailer for the film premiered on July 14, 2011 and was shown in 3D and 2D with showings of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2; the official trailer premiered on November 30, 2011. On February 5, 2012 an extended commercial promoting the movie aired during the Super Bowl,and before the day of the game, Andrew Stanton, a Massachusetts native, held a special screening of the film for both the team members and families of the New England Patriots and New York Giants.
John Carter Box office
John Carter has earned $72,996,043 in North America, as of June 17, 2012, and $209,700,000 in other countries, as of June 17, 2012, for a worldwide total of $282,696,043.It had a worldwide opening of $100.8 million.In North America, it opened in first place on Friday, March 9, 2012 with $9.81 million.However, by Sunday, it had grossed $30.2 million, falling to second place for the weekend, behind The Lorax.Outside North America, it topped the weekend chart, opening with $70.6 million. John Carter Its highest-grossing opening was in Russia and the CIS, where it broke the all-time opening-day record ($6.5 million) and earned $16.5 million during the weekend.The film also scored the second-best opening weekend for a Disney film in China($14.0 million).It was in first place at the box office outside North America for two consecutive weekends.Its highest-grossing countries after North America are China ($41.5 million),Russia and the CIS ($33.3 million), and Mexico ($12.1 million).