John Carter 3D has just been announced by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment for release on Blu-ray Disc June 5th, 2012.
John Carter is a science fiction action film that covers the first interplanetary adventure of the John Carter character.
The film is based on the main character from a series of novels by the famous author Edgar Rice Burroughs.
The movie also marks the centennial of the character’s first appearance in 1912.
The cast includes Willem Dafoe, Taylor Kitsch and Lynn Collins.
The movie received mixed reviews, with a Rotten Tomatoes score of 52%, while the public response to the movie tended towards the positive, with an IMDb score of 7/10.
John Carter 3D was a bit of disappointment domestically, earning only $69.1M at the US box office.
It showed strength overseas though, especially in Russia where it set new box office records.
A DVD as well as a Digital Copy for both iTunes and Windows Media is included with his release.
The retail price is $49.99, or pre-order it from Amazon for $29.99, saving 40%!
Alternatively you can add it to your Blu-rayStats Wishlist.
From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton (Best Animated Film, Walle-E, 2008) comes John Carter – a sweeping action-adventure set on the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars). Based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’s classic novel, John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who’s inexplicably transported to Mars and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It’s a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands. Stunning special effects, great characters and villains – and complete with extraordinary bonus features – John Carter is a heroic and inspirational adventure that will thrill you beyond imagination.