First Photos From Big-Budget “Tarzan” Film

The first official photos have been released from “The Legend of Tarzan,” the new big-budget take on Edgar Rice Burrough’s classic jungle hero creation, via USA Today.

“Harry Potter” director David Yates helms the new film which stars “True Blood” actor Alexander Skarsgard as Tarzan, Margot Robbie as Jane and Christoph Waltz as the villain Captain Leon Rom.

in the new film, years have passed since Tarzan left the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life as John Clayton III, Lord Greystoke, with his beloved wife Jane at his side. Invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament, he unaware that he is a pawn in a deadly convergence of greed and revenge masterminded by Rom.

Samuel L. Jackson and Djimon Hounsou also star in the film which opens July 1st 2016.