6 March 2013 12:01 PM, PST | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Be warned: this is one is so far into rumour territory we’ve equipped it with a flashlight, a ration pack and a machete just in case. But that machete may come in handy if Jessica Chastain does indeed end up heading into the jungle, because according to the New York Post (hence the rumour tag), Chastain is the first choice to play Jane in David Yates’ new take on Tarzan. Yates locked in the job late last year, agreeing to work up a new version of the legendarily loin clothed Edgar Rice Burroughs character. So far, all that has emerged from the murky jungle of development is that Yates appears to have his eye on Alexander Skarsgard for the main man. Yet no official announcement has been made yet, and we know the Harry Potter directing veteran has been considering several candidates for the job, including Man Of Steel »


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