Monday, August 24, 2009

Samantha Morton, Dominic West & Polly Walker Join 'John Carter Of Mars'

Samantha Morton, Dominic West and Polly Walker have been cast in Pixar's John Carter Of Mars.

The British trio join Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins and Willem Dafoe in the film based on Edgar Rice Burroughs's science fiction pulp series, which revolves around a Civil War veteran who gets transported to Mars.

Morton will play Sola, the daughter of Dafoe's Martian warrior Tars Tarkas; West a prince called Sab Tham, who believes it is his right to rule Mars; and Walker is Sarkoja, an evil member of the Thark race.

'Wall-E' director Andrew Stanton expects 'John Carter Of Mars' an early 2010 production start for the film.