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Samuel L. Jackson in Talks for David Yates’ ‘Tarzan’

For a moment this summer, David Yates‘ Tarzan looked like it could be shut down for good. But now that it’s back on track, it seems to be chugging along at a good speed. The Edgar Rice Burroughs-based adventure has been amassing quite an interesting cast, with Alexander Skarsgard attached to play the King of […]

Well I Didn’t See That Coming – Latest ‘Tarzan’ Trailer Reveals It’s a Sci-Fi Flick About Aliens

2 years agoHumor : Nerd Bastards

When you think of Tarzan, you naturally think of aliens, right? No… you don’t? “There ain’t no martians in Tarzan” you say?  Well you’re right, I checked. Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic tale of a boy raised by apes never featured any other worldly elements – well other than the fact that Tarzan was always mysteriously […]

Tarzan U.K. Trailer

2 years agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Tarzan and Jane go on the run from the nefarious Greystoke Energies. Watch as Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic tale gets a 3D makeover. [...]

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Shelf Life - Something Burroughs, Something New

This week, Ron Marz announces two new projects that hold special meaning for him, Sunday strip-style adaptations of works by Tarzan creator Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Frank Frazetta Like You've Never Seen Him Before!

2 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Most of us are pretty familiar with the art of Frank Frazetta: his amazing Edgar Rice Burroughs illustrations. His original creation, the Death Dealer. And so much else. But you haven't really learned the story of Frank Frazetta, unless you've read a brand new book, Frank Frazetta: Art and Remembrances. Read more...

Film: Newswire: With its torso quota now full, David Yates' Tarzan casts Christoph Waltz as the torso's villain

Despite the recent box-office failure of John Carter, the last high-profile adaptation of an Edgar Rice Burroughs novel, Warner Bros. continues to plod along with its long-in-development new version of Tarzan. (A version that is, asShow More Summary

Christoph Waltz to Menace Alexander Skarsgard's Tarzan

David Yates' upcoming adaptation of Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan has found a villain. Variety reports that Christoph Waltz has signed on to appear opposite Alexander Skarsgard in the Warner Bros. Pictures production. Featuring a screenplay by Stephen Sommers, Stuart Beattie, the live action Warner Bros. Show More Summary

German Tarzan Trailer

3 years agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Kellan Lutz is the King of the Jungle in this CG animated family adventure that brings Edgar Rice Burroughs' ape man to a new generation. [...]

Lou Gehrig as Tarzan, 1936

Baseball great Lou Gehrig had ambitions to be in the movies. He set his sights on playing Tarzan, auditioning for the role and posing for some publicity photos. Edgar Rice Burroughs was not impressed. He sent Gehrig a telegram saying, "Having seen several pictures of you as Tarzan...I want to congratulate you on being a swell first baseman." Read more »

5 Insane Things Supposedly Seen By The Mars Rover

3 years agoHumor : Cracked.com

By Hillery Alley Published: June 19th, 2013 For centuries, humans have been entranced by the otherworldliness of Mars. Our planetary neighbor has influenced so many groundbreaking works of science fiction, such as Edgar Rice Burroughs' John Carter series, H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds, Dwa

Lavie Tidhar remixes Dick, Burroughs, the Holocaust and Oz

3 years agoHumor : Boing Boing

Lavie Tidhar writes, "My new novel, MARTIAN SANDS (billed as Total Recall meets Schindler's List!) is now available - it's a remix of the Mars of Philip K. Dick and Edgar Rice Burroughs, a book about the Holocaust, possible time travel, A.I. and just a little bit of the Wizard of Oz."

The Book That Time Forgot

cc licensed ( BY SA ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog I finished a book recently. One of those old style piles of paper bound in between thicker compressed fibers. I grabbed The Caspak Trilogy by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the first 9and...Show More Summary

‘Tarzan’ Dying On The Vine At Warner Bros?

EXCLUSIVE: Things are not looking very good right now for Tarzan, the re-imagining of the Edgar Rice Burroughs tale that has Harry Potter helmer David Yates preparing to make it this year, with True Blood’s Alexander Skarsgard playing the title character and Zero Dark Thirty‘s Jessica Chastain circling the female lead. Show More Summary

Liveblogging World War II: April 6, 1943

Edgar Rice Burroughs: >1298 Kapiolani Boulevard :: Honolulu T H :: April 6 1943 >Joan darling: >Your nice letter of January 29 has gone too long unanswered. I don't know why. Now I can tell you a couple of the places I visited, as statements...Show More Summary

Author Spotlight: Theodora Goss

The idea really started with thinking about the "of Mars" books and what they would actually look like from a Martian perspective. After reading Ray Bradbury's Martian Chronicles, it's hard to take the Edgar Rice Burroughs novels seriously, although they're still fun to read. Show More Summary

Page Turners | Jungle Tales of Tarzan To Be a Graphic Novel

Jungle Tales of Tarzan, a collection of twelve loosely connected stories written about the jungle lord by Edgar Rice Burroughs, is being adapted into a graphic novel. The graphic collection has been authorized by ERB, Inc., the Burroughs family corporation...

Edgar Rice Burroughs and Frank Frazetta

When I was in the 7th grade I discovered Edgar Rice Burroughs.  My fascination with his stories continued through high school.  There was of course Tarzan but there was also Barsoom and Pelucider not to mention Venus.  Silly fantasy but it could have been worse – I might have become interested in Ayn Rand.  Burroughs  was a master [...]

New to Market: 1930s Traditional Once Part of Tarzan Estate in Tarzana

Per its listing, this Tarzana residence was originally part of the estate of Tarzan creator Edgar Rice Burroughs. Built in 1938, the rustic two-story house features four bedrooms, three and a half...

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You can now download The Collected Works of Edgar Rice Burroughs: 30 Books and Stories (Unexpurgated Edition) (Halcyon Classics) for only 1.99$ here.Here's the blurb:This Halcyon Classics ebook contains 30 novels and short stories by noted fantasy and adventure writer Edgar Rice Burroughs. Show More Summary

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