Two years ago, I had the opportunity to travel to London to visit the set of John Carter, Disney's epic sci-fi flick set to premiere in exactly one month. The experience was mind-blowing—costumes, weaponry, giant studios filled with meticulously crafted airships, backdropped with green screen—the scale was grand, but the vision was grander. I met Taylor Kitsch, Friday Night Lights-star turned intergalactic hero. I met director Andrew Stanton, member of the Pixar mindtrust who gave us modern classics like Finding Nemo and WALL-E. And I met a bunch of giant, multi-armed aliens from Mars. They were pretty nice too.
You can read all about my exciting adventure across seas (and across space) over at UGO.com, but get a taste for what's in store with these brand new behind-the-scenes photos, featuring Kitsch, Stanton, the beautiful Lynn Collins, Willem Dafoe on stilts and a large-scale movie production. If the wild ride of taking a peek behind the movie's curtain is as exciting as the final product, we're in for something special.