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Looks like Alexander Skarsgard won't be beating his bare, chiseled chest while romping through the jungle any time soon — unless, of course, "True Blood" takes an unexpected turn for its sixth season.
That sound you hear is women across the world groaning in collective dismay, by the way.
Per Deadline, Warner Bros. is — at least temporarily — pulling the plug on the David Yates-led reboot of "Tarzan," which was set to feature "Zero Dark Thirty" femme Jessica Chastain as the dame Jane. Reportedly, the production halt stems from the studio being uncomfortable with the budget on-hand, but there may be a second lurking matter at issue, too: casting. Get More »
Kellan Lutz: From the Lord of the Sea to the King of the Jungle.
The "Immortals" star will soon be swinging from a vine as he's signed on to play the title role in a new version of "Tarzan," according to Deadline.
This new take on the classic adventure character will be directed by Reinhard Klooss ("Animals United") from a script by Jessica Postigo (who will be adapting the upcoming "The Mortal Instruments") and Yoni Brenner ("Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs"). "Tarzan" will also follow in the footsteps of Disney's recent take on "A Christmas Carol" as a fully animated CGI feature that utilizes motion capture performance. Get More »
We know what you're thinking: Surely Disney has made more than 50 movies, right? And it's true, they have. But if there's one thing Disney knows even more than animation, it's how to protect their brand, which is why they've designated some of their features to be official classics and others -- like "The Jungle Book 2" or "Pete's Dragon" -- to be, you know, just something they do on the side for giggles and grins.
Every year the Academy Awards run a montage of the great Hollywood stars and power players that have passed on, but when they pay homage to the departed greats this time around, they'll have an unusual addition. According to Tampa Bay Online, the chimpanzee who played Cheetah in the world famous series of Johnny Weissmuller "Tarzan" films has passed away. He was 80.
One of the most iconic animal actors in movie history, Cheetah appeared in several installments of the "Tarzan" franchise during the early 1930s before retiring to Weissmuller's care; in the early 1960s he moved to a nature preserve in Florida where he has lived ever since. Get More »