Two New Images from Disney’s ‘John Carter’ Movie

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Two very cool new images have been released from the upcoming Disney visual-effects film John Carter, based on the Barsoom series by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Here are the images (click for a closer look):

The city of Helium, also referred to as The Jewel of Barsoom (Mars), is the home of Princess Dejah Thoris.

In Edgar Rice Burroughs' books, massive airships sail on rays of light on Mars.

John Carter is being directed by Andrew Stanton from a screenplay he wrote with Mark Andrews and Michael Chabon. The movie stars Taylor Kitsch as Carter, Lynn Collins as Princess Dejah Thoris and Willem Dafoe as Tars Tarkas, The cast also includes Thomas Haden Church, Samantha Morton, Dominic West, Polly Walker, James Purefoy, Mark Strong, Ciaran Hinds and Bryan Cranston.

The movie is due out March 9.