John Carter continues to beat the drum for its upcoming release, with Disney releasing a ten-minute clip in which audiences are introduced to their hero before he finds his way to Mars.
The sequence established Carter’s universe within the framework of the young Edgar Rice Burroughs (author of the John Carter books) receiving his uncle’s journal, and reading the wild and wonderful tale within.
Take a look at the new clip below…
Up to this point, all the film’s promotional material has (understandably) focused upon Carter’s exploits on Barsoom, so it’s nice to get a look at the character’s origins for a change.
Although, if you fancy a bit of Mars-based action, you can watch this clip of Carter battling the formidable white apes below:
John Carter opens in UK cinemas on 9 March 2012. Still in two minds as to whether you’re going to go and watch it? You can take a look at our John Carter review here, while you’re making your decision…
What do you make of the new footage? Tell us your thoughts, below.