John Carter Of Mars Cast: Dejah Thoris Is Wolverine’s Girl
Taylor Kitsch and Lynn Collins will star in “John Carter of Mars,” the adaptation of the Edgar Rice Burroughs book series that Andrew Stanton is directing for Disney… Kitsch will play the title character, Carter, while Collins is playing Dejah Thoris, the heir to the throne of Mars’ Helium kingdom.
For those who haven’t read the books, they’re a series of novels written by Edgar Rice Burroughs in the early 20th century. The tell the story of an American Civil War army officer named John carter, who falls asleep in a cave an wakes up, mysteriously, on Mars. The Mars he appears on is not the lifeless Mars we now know it to be, but a savage place full of barbarian warriors and beautiful, naked women. Over the course of the books, Carter falls in love with a beautiful, powerful, alien princess named Dejah Thoris and helps conquer the planet.