Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Daryl Sabara to play Edgar Rice Burroughs in Hollywood's long-awaited John Carter of Mars

American film and television actor Daryl Sabara has been tapped to play the role of a young Edgar Rice Burroughs in the long-awaited Disney/Pixar film John Carter of Mars (2012). Born in 1992, Sabara had a voice role in the film The Polar Express (2004) and appeared in a 2006 episode of the television series Criminal Minds and Rob Zombie’s remake of the classic film Halloween (2007).

The cast of John Carter of Mars also includes actor Taylor Kitsch as John Carter, actress Lynn Collins as princess Dejah Thoris, actor Willem Dafoe as Tars Tarkas and actor Bryan Cranston as a U.S. Civil War colonel. Shooting for the film began earlier this week in London.

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