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Exclusive: The Legend of Tarzan movie trailer

First look of much awaited Warner Bros action adventure The Legend of Tarzan movie starring Alexander Skarsgård  is out.

The Legend of Tarzan is Directed by David Yates (director of the last four Harry Potter films) co-produced by Jerry Weintraub, and written by Stuart Beattie, Craig Brewer, John Collee, and Adam Cozad. Tarzan is based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ iconic jungle hero.

Movie’s cast comprises Alexander Skarsgård, Samuel L. Jackson, Margot Robbie, Djimon Hounsou and Christoph Waltz.

Check out the Trailer for new Tarzan movie:


It has been years since Tarzan (Alexander Skarsgård) left the jungles of Africa behind for a well-mannered life in London as John Clayton III, Lord Greystoke, with his beloved wife, Jane Porter (Margot 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 corrupt Belgian Captain Rom (Christoph Waltz).

Alexander Skarsgård best known for his roles as vampire on the HBO series True Blood spent four months in a training regimen to get in Tarzan physique.

“This is about a man who’s holding back and slowly as you peel off the layers, he reverts back to a more animalistic state and lets that side of his personality out.” Skarsgård on his movie character.

Casting :

Before Skarsgård many actors including  Tom Hardy, Henry Cavill and Charlie Hunnam was believed to be casting for the lead role but later Skarsgård was added to the cast by the choice of director Yates, while Samuel L. Jackson was also being eyed to play Williams in the movie.

For the female title role Emma Stone. Emma Watson, Sarah Bolger, Georgina Haig, Lucy Hale, Lyndsy Fonseca, Eleanor Tomlinson, Gabriella Wilde, Lucy Boynton and Cressida Bonas were all considered by the makers. The studio had eyes on Margot Robbie and Emma stone but later Robbie was confirmed to play the female lead as Jane, beating Stone to this role.

Movie is scheduled for release on July 1, 2016 in 2D, 3D, IMAX and IMAX 3D. The film will be dedicated to Weintraub’s memory, as he passed away on July 6, 2015.