ERBzine News: Disney's John Carter - Official Casting Call and Plot Details
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Disney's John Carter of Mars - Official Casting Call and Plot Details
With the major players in place, Disney is looking for actors to round out the cast of John Carter of Mars!
Disney's live-action John Carter of Mars movie adaptation of the classic book series by Edgar Rice Burroughs was originally scheduled to begin shooting in November, but the date has been pushed back to an early 2010 start. It is still unclear why the film was delayed, but apparently the casting process is still incomplete. SpoilerTV recently listed this new casting call sheet for John Carter of Mars:
Director: Andrew Stanton
Starring: Taylor Kitsch as John Carter, Willem Dafoe as Tars Tarkas, Lynn Collins as Dejah Thoris and Mark Strong as Matai Shang
Synopsis: A damaged civil war veteran finds himself mysteriously transported to Mars where his involvements with warring races of the dying planet force
him to rediscover his humanity.
[STABLE BOY] 9 yrs old, Mestizo - a mixture of European and Native American or Mexican decent, no lines, 1 scene
[DIX] The storekeeper, 40's - 50's, built like a lumberjack/longshoreman, strong & husky, 5 lines, 1 scene
[1ST ROWDY] Late 20's - early 30's, rough and dirty, worn looking, 1 line, 1 scene
[2ND ROWDY] Late 20's - early 30's, rough and dirty, worn looking, 1 line, 1 scene
[CAVALRYMAN/SERGEANT] Early 30's, clean cut, 2 lines, 1 scene
[US STOCKADE PRISON GUARD] Mid 20's - early 30's, clean cut, 4 lines, 2 scenes
[APACHE LEADER] 40's - 60s, Native American, must speak Apache, wise and experienced with a weathered face. Multiple lines, 1 scene
[TWITCHY CORPORAL] 20's - 30s, a shifty bad guy, not to be trusted. 1 line, 1 scene.
[YOUNG THARK WARRIOR] 20'S, tall (6' PLUS), athletic, experience working on stilts, MOTION PICTURE CAPTURE ROLE
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