Here it is: the first trailer for Andrew Stanton's huge adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs' Martian epic, featuring John Carter of Mars. It's chock full of swordplay, heroic destiny, cool-looking ships, and insane Martian vistas. Can we wait? We cannot.

The music is apparently Peter Gabriel doing a cover of Arcade Fire — which is awesome, although I'd love to see a version of this trailer with a bit more metal in it. Maybe Garrison Dean could be convinced to knock something together?

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Watch the trailer in HD at the link. [Apple]