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New Tarzan Film To Get The 3D Treatment

New Tarzan Film To Get The 3D Treatment Germany's Constantin Film is swinging into " Tarzan ," launching development of a 3D animated feature. Constantin acquired animation rights to the " Tarzan " novels from the estate of author Edgar Rice Burroughs . The first book in the series, " Tarzan of the Apes ," was published in 1912 and spawned numerous sequels and related works. The character became strongly identified with Johnny Weismuller after he starred as Tarzan in a series of MGM features in the 1930s, helping the Ape Man become one of the world's best-known literary figures. In " Tarzan of the Apes ," Tarzan is born in the jungles of Africa to a stranded English aristocratic couple. When they are killed, the infant is adopted and raised by a clan of apes. He discovers his true origins when he comes upon the cabin of his late parents. Kulzer is a producer on two upcoming 3D projects -- "Resident Evil: Afterlife," open