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Battle of the Tarzans: Which actors Alexander Skarsgård is competing with to be the ultimate king of the jungle

Battle of the Tarzans: Which actors Alexander Skarsgård is competing with to be the ultimate king of the jungle

Alexander Skarsgård, has a big loincloth to fill. The star of the new film “The Legend of Tarzan,” is only the most recent of a slew of actors to swing from the trees with Jane.

Along with the likes of Dracula, Sherlock Holmes and Frankenstein (fine, Frankenstein’s monster), Tarzan is one of the most enduring fictional characters in Hollywood history. Edgar Rice Burroughs’ jungle hero first appeared in his 1912 novel “Tarzan of the Apes,” and made the leap to the big screen almost immediately. Since then, the muscled ape man has unleashed his signature yell in scores of films – from...

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