Talking to Willem Dafoe is intimidating. He's not just a great actor with an incredible filmography, he's one of the most badass figures in modern Hollywood history. Which makes it a good thing that he's incredibly nice and personable in an interview.
In John Carter Dafoe takes a step into the world of performance capture; standing on stilts that made him nine feet tall and wearing a funny outfit designed to read in a computer, Dafoe plays Tars Tarkas, the leader of a savage band of Tharks. These immense Martian warriors have four arms, tusks and become John Carter's allies in the battle against the evil forces ravaging Barsoom.
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