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David Yates Wants Alexander Skarsgard to Play Tarzan

Alexander Skarsgard could be stepping into the role of Edgar Rice Burrough's iconic jungle hero. Variety reports that director David Yates wants the "True Blood" star to headline his upcoming Tarzan and that Samuel L. Jackson is up for a role as well. Featuring a screenplay by Stephen Sommers and Stuart Beattie, the live action Warner Bros. Show More Summary

‘Potter’ Director to Next Take ‘Tarzan’ for a Swing

2 years agoHumor : Nerd Bastards

Earlier this year, Disney released John Carter, a movie based on a well known series of novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs, and despite the resounding indifference that met its release it seems that more of Burroughs’ work will soon be coming to the big screen. The Man known as The King of the Jungle to [...]

Film: Newswire: New Tarzan movie has new director, new shortlist of torsos

Undaunted by the public indifference to the last Edgar Rice Burroughs adaptation starring a brooding shirtless guy, Warner Bros. has signed Harry Potter director David Yates to head up its long-in-development new take on Tarzan—the jungle...Show More Summary

Exclusive: David Yates Committing to Tarzan at Warner Bros.

David Yates, the director of the last four Harry Potter films, has finally committed to his next project — and we’re told it will be a big-screen adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’s Tarzan at Warner Bros. Pictures.No word on its cast — Yates only committed to the project on Monday — ... More »

‘Tarzan 3D’ Trailer: Kellan Lutz Grunts His Way To the Top

As of this summer, there was still a considerable interest in Edgar Rice Burroughs‘ mostly hairless ape. Writer Adam Cozad revealed some heavy interest from directors for his take, Hustle & Flow director Craig Brewer was planning a trip...Show More Summary

‘Tarzan 3D’ Mo-Cap Teaser Trailer: Keeping the Old-School Image of Burroughs’ Jungle Hero Alive

You may or may not remember that Kellan Lutz (Twilight) was announced a while back as the “star” of a new mo-cap animated version of Edgar Rice Burroughs‘ pulp hero Tarzan. I didn’t remember, at least until I saw a flash of the trailer a couple days ago, and the news break was just back [...]

Tarzan Trailer Starring Kellan Lutz

3 years agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Reinhard Klooss directs this 3D animated feature that puts Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic character in a modern-day setting. [...]

Tarzan Of The Apes

3 years agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

By now everyone must know that the James Bond movie franchise is celebrating its 50th anniversary, but how many people know that 1912 is the centenary of another superhero: Tarzan Of The Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs? Telegraph readers do. Show More Summary

Sometimes Science Fiction Does Predict the Future: The Mars Trilogy Edition

A while ago, I finished reading The Mars Triology by Edgar Rice Burroughs and which serve as the basis for the recent movie, John Carter. This part from The Warlord of Mars is very prescient: The aide took us to … Continue reading ?

Tarzan Inc.

Edgar Rice Burroughs' home in Tarzana is gone, but the offices where his family business — and everything Tarzan — is administered remains behind a low wall on Ventura...

The Los Angeles Public Library: 100 Years of the Lord of the Jungle in the Valley

For Tarzan and Edgar Rice Burroughs fans, as well as Angelenos who want to learn something about early Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley history, the Tarzan Centennial should provide an interesting and fun weekend.

Not Comics: Gore Vidal On Edgar Rice Burroughs And Tarzan

As far as I know, the late essayist Gore Vidal never wrote about comics or cartooning. The artist Steve Lieber mentioned on twitter that Vidal did write an essay on Edgar Rice Burroughs and Tarzan. I think it's worth a scan if you have...Show More Summary

What If… John Favreau Had Directed ‘John Carter of Mars’?

3 years agoHumor : Nerd Bastards

Earlier this year, the adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ John Carter world, John Carter of Mars, hit theaters in the wake of great expectations.  Unfortunately, it was met with disappointment from both sci-fi fans and Burroughs enthusiasts alike.  Even before the official release, the early reviews made it out to be mediocre at best, dooming [...]

Win One Of 10 John Carter Blu-ray Discs!

Author Edgar Rice Burroughs’s battle for Barsoom hit the big screen earlier this year, 100 years after we first journeyed to Mars through the eyes of a Civil War-weary John Carter. Despite some faults, it’s a visually stunning adaptation with first-rate effects. Show More Summary

Late Night Open Thread: Movie Night — Back to Barsoom

I’ve said before that John Carter was a perfectly cromulent sense-of-wonder movie, doomed by crappy marketing… and the fact that most professional film critics couldn’t/wouldn’t understand that Edgar Rice Burroughs has been mined by just about every successful sf/fantasy movie-maker for the last 100 years. (A lot of the material the filmsnobs declared “derivative” actually [...]

"John Carter"- Disney Let This Film Down

I have never read A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burrows, but I knew a lot of people who did who were very excited when they heard that Disney was making a movie named after the title character John Carter. But as the movie trailers...Show More Summary

David Yates, Gary Ross, and Susanna White Circling One of Warner Bros.’ ‘Tarzan’ Movies

Could Edgar Rice Burroughs‘ Tarzan be the next classic tale to get several competing adaptations? Not only is a mo-capped 3D version featuring Kellan Lutz (The Twilight Saga) as the lord of the jungle coming together, but Warner Bros. has not one but two different variations on the story in the works. One is a [...]

REVIEW: John Carter

The problem with being a trendsetter is that if you’re successful, you get imitated time and time again. Such was the fate that befell Edgar Rice Burroughs’ pulp heroes Tarzan and John Carter. The thriller-seeking readers of pulp magazines...Show More Summary

Find Out How to Blow Up an Airship in Exclusive First Look at Bonus Scene from ‘John Carter’

As far as we know on Reject Mars, Andrew Stanton‘s John Carter is “full of action,” and that’s exactly how we like it. The Disney epic from Edgar Rice Burroughs‘s classic Barsoom series was so many years in development that, for awhile there, it felt like it would never get made. Show More Summary

Film: Newswire: Tarzan to be outfitted with the 3-D motion-capture that will make him acceptable to modern society

In an effort to make John Carter look like the success it should have been by putting it in stark relief, Constantin Films has announced another updated version of a classic Edgar Rice Burroughs hero with even more futuristic claptrap...Show More Summary

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