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The Legend of Tarzan is filmed almost entirely just outside Watford

The Legend of Tarzan is filmed almost entirely just outside Watford
Lord or King of the Jungle

Tarzan’s Congo has been recreated and nothing is as it seems. The spectacular trees are made from poly-styrene foam. The fast-flowing river is created with an intricate soakaway system under the floor. The monsoon rain used to dramatic  effect in the film is a spray from a rig in the  roof. And Pisano is arranging leaves from an English woodland on the ‘tropical’ forest floor.

A giant waterfall in a jungle was created for the forthcoming Tarzan, starring Alexander Skarsgård, spread over a 100-acre site. One insider said of the backlot: “We think it’s the biggest in Europe. Some of the producers say it’s the biggest they’ve come across.”

The film’s chief attraction – aside from Christopher Lambert – was the fact that the apes are played by actors in animal suits.

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Legend of Tarzan is filmed almost entirely just outside Watford

 


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