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Gallery: Visions of Mars from 'John Carter'

"John Carter" Teaser Poster

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A teaser poster for the "John Carter" movie which opens on March 9, 2012.

John Carter and Tars Tarkas

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L to R: Tars Tarkas (Willem Dafoe), John Carter (Taylor Kitsch) appear in "John Carter," a movie opening March 9, 2012.

The City of Helium in "John Carter"

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The city of Helium, also referred to as "The Jewel of Barsoom (Mars)," is the home of Princess Dejah Thoris in the forthcoming film, "John Carter."

White Apes Pursue John Carter

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White Apes pursue John Carter (Taylor Kitsch, center), in the movie named after the hero which opens March 9,. 2012.

Dejah Thoris, Princess of Helium

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Dejah Thoris, Princess of Helium, is played by Lynn Collins in the new movie, "John Carter," opening March 9, 2012.

Tal Hajus

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Tal Hajus (Thomas Haden Church) is a character in "John Carter," a new movie opening March 9, 2012.

Airship Overhead in "John Carter"

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An airship flies overhead in "John Carter," a new movie opening March 9, 2012.

Blue Lines on the Ground

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Blue lines radiate on the ground in a scene from the new movie, "John Carter," opening March 9, 2012.

A Barsoomian Airship in Battle

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A Barsoomian airship takes surface-to-air fire in the new movie, "John Carter," opening March 9, 2012.

Tal Hajus with Arms Upraised

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Tal Hajus is a Thark warrior of Mars in the new movie, "John Carter," opening March 9, 2012.

Woola, a Calot of Mars

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Woola is a Calot, a large, lizard-like dog, that takes John Carter as his master in the new movie about the space hero, opening March 9. 2012. L to R: Woola, John Carter (Taylor Kitsch)

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