'The Legend of Tarzan' trivia and fun facts
Emma Stone turned down the role of Jane in 'The Legend of Tarzan', and Jessica Chastain decided to step down as well because of the main date changes of the project.
Before the arrival of David Yates, Guillermo del Toro, Stephen Sommers and Craig Brewer were attached during some time to 'The Legend of Tarzan'.
Alexander Skarsgård spent four months isolated and training without stopping, during which he didn't saw his family or his friends. Thus it ended developing those abs that we can enjoy in a film where he is never dressed.
Alexander Skarsgård joked that he would like Tarzan to be drastically different in the sequel because of the heavy workout and diet demands on him. He said, "We have an outline already in which Tarzan gains weight. Tarzan remains hairy and does not have eight pack abs. It has not action and Tarzan eats cake, lots of cake. I wrote it".
Alexander Skarsgård only took the role to impress his father, mainly because he was a huge Tarzan fan.
David Yates asked Margot Robbie to punch Alexander Skarsgård when they were recording the sex scene, apparently to keep the animal and of the jungle spirit.