The Legend of Tarzan is a 2016 American action adventure film based on the fictional character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Directed by David Yates and written by Adam Cozad and Craig Brewer, the film stars Alexander Skarsgård as the title character, with Samuel L. Jackson, Margot Robbie, Djimon Hounsou, Jim Broadbent and Christoph Waltz in supporting roles. Principal photography began on June 21, 2014, at Warner Bros. Leavesden Studios in the United Kingdom, and wrapped four months later on October 3.
The film premiered at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on June 29, 2016 and was released in the United States on July 1, 2016, in 2D, 3D, IMAX and IMAX 3D. The film received mixed reviews and has grossed over $262 million.