Catch a Sneak Peek of the John Carter Super Bowl Ad
by Silas Lesnick
January 30, 2012
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Plus details on a "John Carter Journey to the Super Bowl" Sweepstakes
Walt Disney Pictures has released a sneak peek at their upcoming John Carter TV spot that will premiere during this Sunday's Super Bowl. Check it out in the player below and catch the full ad on February 5th along with a chance to win a trip to next year's big game.
Viewers who are interested in entering the "John Carter Journey to the Super Bowl" sweepstakes should tune into the game and watch for theJohn Cartercommercial. During the airing of the 30-second spot, a code will be revealed. Viewers can then go to NFL.com/JohnCarter and input the code to be entered in the sweepstakes.
Directed by Andrew Stanton, the big screen adaptation of the classic novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs hits 3D, 2D and IMAX 3D theaters on March 9. The film features a cast that includes Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Ciaran Hinds, Dominic West, James Purefoy, Daryl Sabara, Polly Walker, Bryan Cranston, Thomas Hayden Church and Willem Dafoe.
John Cartertells the story 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). In a world on the brink of collapse, Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes that the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.