Willem Dafoe (Spider-Man) has joined the cast of John Carter of Mars. The cast includes Taylor Kitsch (X-Men Origins: Wolverine) as John Carter and Lynn Collins (X-Men Origins: Wolverine) as the Princess of Mars. Dafoe will play the role of Tars Tarkas, a fierce green Martian warrior who’s unusual among his savage race for his ability to love.
The film will be a live-action adaptation of the Edgar Rice Burroughs sci-fi novel.
Andrew Stanton (WALL-E) is set to direct.