CHICAGO—WGN's Dean Richards talks to Taylor Kitsch about switching jobs, Kitsch's need of a nap and of course his upcoming movie"John Carter."
Canadian born Kitsch is best known as troubled high-school football player Tim Riggins in the Emmy-nominated TV show "Friday Night Lights." He also starred in a few movies including"X-Men Origins: Wolverine"(2009) and"The Bang Bang Club"(2010).
In his new movie, Kitsch plays John Carter, a Civil War veteran who is inexplicably sent to Mars where he becomes embroiled in a conflict among the 12-foot tall inhabitants. After Carter escapes from their prison and becomes fond of Princess Dejah Toris (Lynn Collins), he realizes that the planet's future rests in his hands.
Watch the action-adventure "John Carter" in theatres on March 9, 2012 in 3D and in IMAX.