Stephen Sommers will be giving a new look to the story about a boy raised by apes. According to Entertainment Weekly, Sommers will be directing Tarzan from a script by Stuart Beattie, and the film is said to take on the tone of one of Beattie's earlier films.
"Think Pirates of the Caribbean with buffed-and-tanned actors flying through the jungle and sprinting up trees, parkour-style," stated the article.
Beattie wrote an early draft of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl and received a screen story credit on the film. He recently wrote Australia, which is in theaters now, and he also wrote the script for Sommers' G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra, which hits theaters next year.