Do not ask me what is going on. I have literally zero clue.
It is unclear how the new version will be interpreted, but sources say Waltz would be a military figure that crosses paths with the King of the Jungle.
A bigscreen adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ series of novels, “Tarzan” is being produced by Jerry Weintraub, Alan Riche, Mike Richardson and Yates. Numerous scribes worked on the script including John August, Cormac and Marianne Wibberley and most recently, Adam Cozad.
The studio is still awaiting a greenlight, which some say may come in November with a summer start date. Still, Warners wants to begin packaging a cast to present to the greenlight committee.
Yates is also taking meetings with actresses to would play Jane. Sources say “Focus” star Margot Robbie and Emma Stone are among the actresses being considered but there are currently no contract talks on that front.