The Legend of Tarzan Movie

Tarzon goes back to jungle

The Legend of Tarzon is the story of Tarzon after his becoming civilized and leading a decent life with his wife in London. But his association with the jungle continues as a trade emissary of the House of Commons. He is sent to Congo Free State under a secret plan he is unknown about. Tarzon is made a pawn in illegal mining activity. The corrupt Belgian Captain Leon Rom wants to take advantage of Tarzon’s knowledge and familiarity of jungle.

This adventure film is directed by David Yates and the script is written by Adam Cozad and Craig Brewer. The film features Alexander Skarsgard in the lead role. Expect plenty of action but highlight of the movie is Tarzon’s return to the jungle to save the jungle from the human civilization. The story is new as it hasn’t been told in any story book or novel. Hope viewers will like the movie but much depends on the story line and way of presentation.

Good thing about this movie is that the story is refreshed and it looks new. It seems that the director feels that people want to know about post jungle life of Tarzon. Here Tarzon is show to be caring about his past life and inhabitants of the jungle. He accepts the job as soon as it is offered and also he turns hostile to his bosses on knowing that they are planning to loot the jungle. It is the turning point in the story.

The film is made at Warner Bros. Studios in Leavesden, Hertfordshire and it is dedicated to Weintraub. Filming started in June and completed in October. Also a sequel to the movie was announced after London Preview event of the movie. Director has high hopes for the movie because of new story and strong action scenes.

Why watch the movie?

Tarzon fans will certainly go to see the movie as they will be interested in knowing about post jungle life of Tarzon. Children who love jungle and animals will also like the movie. Critics will also agree to the view that the film completes story of Tarzon. We know that Tarzon is brought back to society but there is no lead of post jungle life of Tarzon.

The film has drama and action and it also reflects relation of human with the jungle and its inhabitants. The story attracts and since it is the story of Tarzon, there will be emotional animal-human interaction.


• Alexander Skarsgard took four-month intense training of heavy weight-lifting and chicken diet to become Tarzon

• Alexander Skarsgard was apprehensive of his building his body to become Tarzon

• In the movie, Tarzon wears pants and not a loincloth

• The film will be released on the day on the foundation day of Weintraub Entertainment Group

Directed – David Yates
Produced – Jerry Weintraub, David Barron, Alan Riche, Tony Ludwig
Written – Adam Cozad, Craig Brewer
Story – Craig Brewer, Adam Cozad
Based on Tarzan – Edgar Rice Burroughs
Starring – Alexander Skarsgård, Samuel L. Jackson, Margot Robbie, Djimon Hounsou, Jim Broadbent, Christoph Waltz

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