7 November 2012 5:13 PM, PST | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

The iconic jungle hero Tarzan is returning to the screen in live-action form. Director David Yates is in the early stages of working out the project with Warner Brothers. Several big-name actors are being considered for the title role.

Tarzan is one of the most well-known fictional characters ever created. Dreamed up by author Edgar Rice Burroughs 100 years ago, (The character first appeared in All Stories Magazine in 1912) Tarzan has since been featured in books, movies, comics, television and even plays. He's been adapted in both animated and live action form. The newest project about the king of the jungle will be a live-action, big screen epic directed by David Yates.

Yates made his mark as the director of the last four Harry Potter films, all of which were huge box office hits. The new Tarzan project is in the beginning stages, so there are no plot details yet. However, »

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