A new live-action adaptation of Tarzan substance had been 2003 at Warner Brothers in planning. But for a long time was the project „The Legend of Tarzan“ just not progressing. always wieder wechselte der Regisseur, new writers were hired, and the focus of the story is set differently. Die Ankündigung, to create out of the material a three-piece suit, drew circles and was again denied. only 2012 übernahm Filmemacher David Yates (Harry Potter und die Heiligtümer des Todes 2) die Regie für das Live-Action-Spektakel. Sounds like a good star, under which the film seems to be, The plot of „The Legend of Tarzan“ also sounds more… well:

It's been years, that Tarzan (Alexander Skarsgard) has left the African jungle behind and moved to England. Now He lives in London under the name of John Clayton III as Lord Greystoke with his beloved wife Jane Porter (Margot Robbie). Obwohl der einst von Affen aufgezogene Mann sich in der Zivilisation inzwischen wohl fühlt, he accepts an invitation to the Congo to like. Als Handelspartner kehrt er in seine ehemalige Heimat zurück, a Chief Mbonga (Djimon Hounsou) meet. Here Tarzan but not noted, dass er nur eine kleine Schachfigur in einer weitreichenden Verschwörung ist, which the wily Captain Belgian Rome (Christoph Waltz) has initiated.