Hollywood star Kellan Lutz (him of Twilight fame) will visit Dublin on April 23rd for a special fundraising screening of his new animated 3D film, Tarzan. The special screening will take place at Odeon Point Village, Dublin and tickets will be available via a number of outlets, to be announced. Kellan Lutz will introduce this special screening.
The screening will be held in aid of Ape Action Africa, a charity which works for the endangered primates of Cameroon, rescuing gorillas, chimpanzees and monkeys who have been orphaned as a result of illegal poaching. Guests at the special screening will be encouraged to donate to the charity at the event.
Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan, one of the most classic and revered stories of all time, returns to the big screen, completely re-imagined and in 3D, for a new generation.
Tarzan opens in Irish cinemas on May 2nd rated PG.
On an expedition in the remote African jungle, John Greystoke and his wife are killed in a helicopter crash while investigating a mysterious meteorite site. Only their young son J.J., who calls himself Tarzan, survives. A Gorilla discovers the boy in the wreckage and brings him up as one of her own. Quickly discovering the rules of the jungle Tarzan (Kellan Lutz) lives as one with the apes he now calls his family. It is not until he comes into contact with another human being, the courageous and beautiful young Jane Porter, that he starts to question his past and uncover the truth of his childhood. Tarzan and Jane come together and fight to save the jungle from Greystoke Energies new CEO William Clayton, who plans to destroy the land in his search for a new energy source. However when Clayton discovers that the true heir of Greystoke is still alive it is not just the jungle that is in danger.