Is Making a Tarzan Movie Only for Tarzan Fans a Bad idea?

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David YatesThe Legend of Tarzan does an effective job bringing the iconic King of the Jungle back to the big screen in a way that stays true to the classic books. With beautiful cinematography and a surprisingly strong lead performance by Alexander Skarsgard, The Legend of Tarzan delivers an entertaining adaptation of literature’s first super hero. However, will this film resonate with modern audiences who are unfamiliar with the character?

The character of Tarzan was created by Edgar Rice Burroughs over 100 years ago (having debuted in All Stories Weekly magazine in 1912) and has been adapted over 100 times internationally, on film and TV. The majority of these projects have ranged from mediocre-to-poor, with only a few actual gems in the bunch. Only a small handful of them touched upon the spirit of the Burroughs books. It’s been a long while since there has been a live-action version of
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ABC comedy Laid series two moves to Melbourne

ABC black romantic comedy Laid has gone south for series two, with shooting starting today in Melbourne. After filming in Sydney for the first series in July last year, the.six-part.production . created and written by.Marieke Hardy and Kirsty Fisher . has moved due to several cast and creatives already being based in Melbourne. Financial assistance was also provided from Film Victoria. The series will again explore the .robustly comical motifs of sex and death., Hardy says. Reprising their roles include Alison Bell (as Roo), Celia Pacquola (as Ej), Toby Truslove (as Ej.s on again, off again boyfriend Zach), Graeme Blundell and Tracy Mann (as Roo.s parents Graham and Marion), and Shaun Micallef as G-Bomb (Roo.s gyno with the...
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