‘Tarzan’ to Swing Into Theaters July 1, 2016

'Tarzan' Swing Into Theaters July 1,
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With deals now closed for its ensemble, Warner Bros. has slated its reboot of “Tarzan” to bow on July 1, 2016.

Alexander Skarsgard is set to star as the King of the Jungle and Margot Robbie is on board to play Jane. Samuel L. Jackson and Christoph Waltz are also on board to co-star.

David Yates is helming the pic. Plot details are still vague but the film will be released in 3D.

A bigscreen adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ series of novels, “Tarzan” is produced by Jerry Weintraub and Alan Riche, with Mike Richardson and Yates exec producing. Numerous scribes worked on the script, including John August, Marianne Wibberley and, most recently, Adam Cozad.

Jesse Ehrman will oversee for Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. is already seeing this as a big summer with the untitled Superman-Batman movie set to open on May 6, 2016.

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  1. OK – noted on my calendar…

  2. Dan says:

    Gee, let me guess, it’ll be darker, sexier, and hipper than the originals?

  3. Sean C. says:

    People really need to understand the word “reboot”. Is there an active continuity of Tarzan films coming to and end to make way for this? If not (and no, there isn’t), what is being “rebooted”?

    This is a new adaptation of the story, not a reboot.

  4. edye says:

    Please try and stick to the book. I have seen many of the Tarzan movies and have been disappointed with the silly changes from the book. Thank you.

  5. Robyn Wh. says:

    What a hot team they will make, congratulations.

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