'john Carter Of Mars' Cast Gets Better And Better

I was slightly disappointed with the initial casting of John Carter of Mars, but as Andrew Stanton keeps bringing the wonderful with every addition to the roster, I just have to trust him when it comes to his choice of Taylor Kitsch. But Stanton is sending more impressive talent to Mars, as according to The Hollywood Reporter, James Purefoy, Thomas Haden Church, and Mark Strong have joined the cast. Purefoy will be playing Kantos Kan, the captain of the Xavarian, the grand flagship of Helium.

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