I’m convinced that Disney decided early on that John Carter (which would have been better as John Carter of Mars) would be nothing more than a huge tax write-off for their movie studio division. How else can you explain the horrible trailers that were released (along with some pretty poor marketing, too).
But there were some people (like myself) who ignored Disney and saw the film anyway. And it turned out to be pretty darn good.
So if you have not seen the film, maybe this trailer could peak your interest. Because THIS is the movie preview we should have been given and serves as a far better explanation of what the film is about. And obviously, like all awesome things, it’s fan made: