The Legend of Tarzan is an American action adventure film from the fictional character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
This film was directed by David Yates and written by Adam Cozad and Craig Brewer.
The Legend of Tarzan follows Tarzan (Alexander Skarsgard) who left the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life in London as John Clayton III. He is also has beloved wife, Jane Porter (Margot Robbie) by his side. Now, he has been invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament. He is unaware that he is a pawn in a deadly convergence of greed and revenge. This plan was master minded by the corrupt Belgian Captain Rom (Christoph Waltz).
Tarzan made his first appearance in Edgar Rice Burroughs’ 1912 novel Tarzan of the Apes. The jungle hero would go to be the focus of an additional 23 novels by the author. In the century since the character’s inception, Tarzan has been adapted into just about every medium, including dozens of different feature film iterations.
Director David Yates, who directed the last four Harry Potter films, has himself already returned to the Wizarding World. He’s directing the upcoming spinoff series Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which will be out just a few months after The Legend of Tarzan. The jungle adventure hits theaters July 1, 2016 with Beasts following on November 18, 2018.
This film also stars Samuel L. Jackson (George Washington Williams), Dijmon Hounsou (Chief Mbonga), John Hurt (Prof. Archimedes), and many more.
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