Dozens of adaptations of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan have made it to the big screen and TV, and the newest version is out this summer, director David Yates’ The Legend of Tarzan. It’s not another Disney adaptation although the 1999 Disney version was a good film. This new version offers some nice CGI with its Planet of the Apes-style apes and other animals. It also includes some updates to the original story.
The biggest draw for comic book movie fans will be the lead actress, Margot Robbie, as Jane. Robbie will be portraying Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad later this year. Stellan Skarsgård’s (The Avengers, The Hunt for Red October) son Alexander is Tarzan. A major league cast supports this film, including two-time Academy Award winner Christoph Waltz, Academy Award winner Jim Broadbent, and Academy Award nominees Samuel L. Jackson, Djimon Hounsou, and John Hurt.
Check out this first full-length trailer for The Legend of Tarzan:
The Legend of Tarzan hits theaters July 1, 2016.