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John Carter

Played By: Taylor Kitsch


Tars Tarkas

Played By: Willem Dafoe


Played By: Samantha Morton

  • Action Girl: A Thark female would be expected to be this, and Sola is rarely seen without her weapons, but her personality is such that she only fights when necessary.
  • The Chick
  • In the Blood: Tars Tarkas is her father, and it's no coincidence they're the two nicest Tharks. "The blood of my father drives me" indeed. Her Missing Mom is implied to have been in the same vein.
    • She was
  • Multi-Armed and Dangerous: Though a good deal less dangerous than most Tharks. Though she certianly has her moments.
  • My Species Doth Protest Too Much: She's a good deal less brutal and more compassionate than is considered seemly in a Thark, which has led to a very hard life for her.
  • Proud Warrior Race Girl: Played with. She clearly believes in the Thark ideals of courage and honor, but can't deal with her people's brutality.

Tal Hajus

Played By: Thomas Haden Church


Played By: Polly Walker

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Tardos Mors

Played By: Ciarian Hinds

Dejah Thoris

Played By: Lynn Collins

Sab Than

Played By: Dominic West


Matai Shang

Played By: Mark Strong


Edgar Rice Burroughs

Played By: Daryl Sabara

Colonel Powell

Played By: Bryan Cranston