The Legend of Tarzan

Status: Post-Production As of June 22, 2015

Post-Production: Filming completed; editing of shot film; music composition and recordings, as well as sound and visual effects being added. Principal photography began on June 30, 2014, at Warner Bros. Leavesden Studios in the UK, and wrapped four months later on October 3rd.

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2016 | Adventure Action

It has been years since the man once known as Tarzan (Skarsgård) left the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life as John Clayton III, Lord Greystoke, with his beloved wife, Jane (Robbie) at h... more

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Friday, July 1, 2016 3D/2D; IMAX 3D

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Alexander Skarsgard
Tarzan / John Clayton III
Samuel L. Jackson
George Washington Williams
Christoph Waltz
Captain Rom
Dijimon Hounsou
Chief Mbonga
John Hurt
Prof. Archimedes Q. Porter
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DIRECTOR

David Yates

Screenwriter

Stephen Sommers
Stuart Beattie
John Collee

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Storylines 3 more

It has been years since the man once known as Tarzan (Skarsgård) left the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life as John Clayton III, Lord Greystoke, with his beloved wife, Jane (Robbie) at his side. Now, he has been invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament, unaware that he is a pawn in a deadly convergence of greed and revenge, masterminded by the Belgian, Captain Leon Rom (Waltz). But those behind the murderous plot have no idea what they are about to unleash.
official plot version from warnerbros.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on the Edgar Rice Burroughs characther.
  • Christoph Waltz will play a Belgian soldier named Captain Rom who attempts to capture Tarzan in exchange for a ransom in diamonds.
  • The film was shot at Warner Bros. Studios, Leavesden, as well as on location around the UK.
  • Collaborating with Yates behind the scenes, the creative team includes director of photography Henry Braham (“The Golden Compass”), Oscar-winning production designer Stuart Craig (“Dangerous Liaisons,” “The English Patient,” the “Harry Potter” films), editor Mark Day (“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Parts 1 & 2”), and Oscar-nominated costume designer Ruth Myers (“Emma,” “Unknown”).
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  • Tarzan

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