Certainly one of the most enduring characters in all of literature and definitely movies is Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan. In terms of cinema, beginning with Johnny Weissmuller’s immortal interpretation of the tree-swinging man brought up by apes in the jungles, there have been countless actors who have taken on the role. Show More Summary
There’s an air of studio tradition surrounding The Legend Of Tarzan, and not just because a revival of the Edgar Rice Burroughs character is a classic executive gambit based on the misconception that audiences hunger for all old stories to be ceaselessly retold. Show More Summary
Ominous drumbeats and a shroud of threatening fog opens The Legend of Tarzan, the latest live action reinvention of the fabled stories by Edgar Rice Burroughs. As the smokescreen gives way, an evil plan is concocted by men gripped by greed and/or lust for revenge. Show More Summary
I haven’t seen the film so I’ve no idea just how far it derivates from the original pulp novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, but the latest trailer for The Legend of Tarzan suggests it’s going to be closer to King Kong than Lord Greystoke. Show More Summary
image credit Tarzan of the Apes is one of the best known characters in all of fiction. The lord of the jungle was the subject of 24 novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs and he's also been the main character of a radio program, newspaper comic...Show More Summary
After playing in the wizarding world of Harry Potter, director David Yates is heading into the jungle with an updated version of Tarzan, based on the classic hero from iconic author Edgar Rice Burroughs. In The Legend of Tarzan, the story finds our titular hero (Alexander Skarsgård) removed from the jungle, acclimated to life back in London. Show More Summary
The much anticipated first trailer for Legend of Tarzan, which is, of course, based on the Edgar Rice Burroughs character, just hit the internet and Alexander Skarsgård is proving to be a big hit. The actor, who stars as the title character will be a crowd pleaser among his female fans, as well as with... Show More Summary
Imagine that you’re driving home, and a cop pulls you over for no reason. He begins to search your car and finds a stash of rare science fiction books, including an Edgar Rice Burroughs first edition, giftwrapped for your uncle. The cop proceeds to mess up these books, while laughing at the title of A Princess of Mars. Read more...
Warner Bros. Pictures has just released an epic new trailer for the David Yates-directed adventure film, The Legend of Tarzan. Based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic 1912 novel, the adaptation gives a darker spin on the tale, steering far away from the parent-approved innocence of Disney’s version. Alexander Skarsgård of True Blood fame is set to play the iconic jungle […]
Alexander Skarsgard and Margot Robbie star in director David Yates' new take on Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic hero.
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image Sarah gets a tip of the hat for playing Lady Charlotte Cunningham is the mostly forgotten Hammer Films adaptation of the Edgar Rice Burroughs novel of the same name.Douglas is probably best known for playing the Phantom Zone Villianess Ursa in the 1978 Superman movie.
Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts director David Yates is adapting Edgar Rice Burrough's iconic character with Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Robbie, Samuel L. Jackson, Christoph Waltz, and Djimon Hounsou. This new version seems a lot darker than the Disney adaptation, and closer to the source material.
Since Disney’s adaptation of John Carter of Mars didn’t work out too well, maybe Warner Bros. will have more luck updating a more grounded novel from Edgar Rice Burroughs in The Legend of Tarzan. True Blood and The East star Alexander...Show More Summary
Tarzan, Edgar Rice Burroughs’ immortal jungle hero is returning to the big screen in The Legend of Tarzan, starring Alexander Skarsgård as John Clayton III, Lord Greystoke, and Margot Robbie as his wife Jane. Years after Clayton has...Show More Summary
The first trailer and movie poster was released for Legend of Tarzan, the newest interpretation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic work by Warner Bros. There are several stars in this film, including Samuel L. Jackson, Margot Robbie, Alexander Skarsgard, and Alexander Skarsgard’s abs. While we won’t see as much of Skarsgard as we did in True Blood, the […]