Christoph Waltz in Talks to Play Tarzan Villain

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Best Supporting Actor nominee Christoph Waltz and a guest arrive on the red carpet for the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/FREDERIC J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Variety reports that Christoph Waltz is in talks to play the villain in the Alexander Skarsgard–starring Tarzan reboot. There’s no word on who or what this bad guy will be, but there are rumors of a military guy. Still, we’re pulling for giant German orangutan with a death ray.