'John Carter' Star Taylor Kitsch Teases Official Trailer on 'Good Morning America' (Video)

UPDATED: The Disney action epic, directed by Andrew Stanton, hits theaters on March 9.
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Taylor Kitsch hit Good Morning America on Wednesday to debut a sneak peek for the first official trailer for his 3D action epic, John Carter.

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“It’s been a journey to make and it’s been so long since we ended filming, so this is a big day for us,” he told Robin Roberts.

Based on the Barsoon series by Edgar Rice Burroughs, John Carter follows a former Confederate captain (Kitsch) who is mysteriously transported to Mars and must resolve a conflict between warring nations. The new clip emphasizes action, adventure and special effects, with less of an explanation offered behind the storyline and his character’s past.

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Kitsch can be seen wielding weapons, eyeing Lynn Collins, and screaming, “We did not cause this, but we will end it!” Of the high-flying stunts, Kitsch jokes, “A lot of wirework, as you can tell. There’s a lack of gravity on Mars for John Carter. I still have the scars to prove it on the groins.”

For fans, this is the second peek at Andrew Stanton’s highly anticipated project. Disney also released a teaser trailer back in July, showcasing a bit more of Kitsch's Earthly beginnings. Watch Kitsch's tease for the trailer below.

The full-length official trailer will debut on Wednesday at 9 p.m.

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John Carter opens in 3D and IMAX 3D on March 9, 2012.

 

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