Tarzan‘s oversized budget reportedly has led Warner Bros. to put plans on hold for the David Yates film, which was set to star Alexander Skarsgard and Jessica Chastain, with Jamie Foxx being courted for the third lead.
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Ron Ely, who starred as Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze, spoke with Spinoff at WonderCon about the 1975 film, working with producer George Pal and his days playing Tarzan on television.
Jessica Chastain is rumored for the role of Jane in director David Yates’ Tarzan, while Alexander Skarsgard and Samuel L. Jackson are still eyed for the movie.
David Yates reportedly wants True Blood star Alexander Skarsgard to play Tarzan in his upcoming Warner Bros. film. Meanwhile, Samuel L. Jackson is also said to be up for a role.
Harry Potter director David Yates has signed on to helm the long-developing Warner Bros. adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan, with an eye toward Henry Cavill, Charlie Hunnam, Alexander Skarsgård and Tom Hardy for the lead role.
Twilight Saga actor Kellan Lutz and Resident Evil actress Spencer Locke have signed on to play Tarzan and Jane in a motion-capture 3D movie that updates Edgar Rice Burroughs’ jungle hero.
Experts have raised serious doubts the chimpanzee who died Christmas Eve at a Florida primate sanctuary was actually the co-star of Tarzan the Ape Man and Tarzan and His Mate.
Cheetah, the chimpanzee who starred opposite Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O’Sullivan in Tarzan and Ape Man and Tarzan and His Mate, died Saturday at a Florida primate sanctuary.
Warner Bros. has set Black Snake Moan helmer Craig Brewer to write and direct a new Tarzan movie, with a pitch that could ultimately feed into a trilogy.