Harry Potter - Harry Potter Director Up For Tarzan - Report

Harry Potter director David Yates has reportedly signed on to bring ape man Tarzan back to the big screen.

Warner Bros. executives have greenlighted the project, which will go up against Kellan Lutz's 3D motion-capture version of the Edgar Rice Burroughs adventure tale - and Yates, the man behind the final Potter films, is in talks to direct, according to film news website Vulture.com.

Hollywood's new Superman Henry Cavill, Charlie Hunnam, Alexander Skarsgard and Tom Hardy are reportedly leading the race to play the new Tarzan, who has been portrayed on the big screen by stars like Olympic swimmer Johnny Weissmuller and Frenchman Christopher Lambert.


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