Trailer! Taylor Kitsch Is 'John Carter'

The trailer for Disney's upcoming fantasy film, "John Carter," based on the books by Edgar Rice Burroughs, was released this week.

Taylor Kitsch, whose past films include "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" and TV series "Friday Night Lights," takes on the role of Carter, a Civil War vet who discovers a planet inhabited by 12-foot barbarians.

Watch Carter take down a monstrous beast in the trailer... and get ready for the adventure to begin when "John Carter" arrives in theaters, March 9, 2012!