Watch Alexander Skarsgård go ape in The Legend of Tarzan trailer

There’s a touch of old Hollywood about the first official teaser for Harry Potter director David Yates’ Tarzan movie-with-a-twist. The action-packed jungle epic stars Alexander Skarsgård as the eponymous man-ape, Margot Robbie as Jane, Christoph Waltz as Belgian expedition leader Leon Rom, with Samuel L Jackson, John Hurt and Djimon Hounsou adding support.

Flipping the legend on its head, the plot sees a gentrified John Clayton III (née Tarzan) leave London behind to serve as a trade emissary of the Congolese Parliament, unaware that he’s a pawn in a wicked plot.

We’re undecided as to how this one will turn out, but this trailer certainly has our attention. Does it have yours? Let us know by commenting below or tweeting us @LWLies

The Legend of Tarzan swings into cinemas 8 July 2016.

Published 10 Dec 2015

Tags: Alexander Skarsgård Margot Robbie Tarzan

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