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War For The Planet Of The Apes: Interview

10.19.2016

Planet Of The Apes has a history of defying the odds. The 1968 original, about an astronaut that lands on a planet of talking simians that?s actually Earth in the future, sounded laughable. By the time it was over, and Charlton Heston?s George Taylor had collapsed before the shattered remains of the Statue Of Liberty, nobody was laughing...

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'War for the Planet of the Apes' Director Matt Reeves 'Absolutely' Has Ideas About Where the Story Goes Next

10.11.2016

Between Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, we watched Andy Serkis? Caesar grow from a wide-eyed baby ape raised by humans into the fierce leader of an ape community in the midst of chaos. War for the Planet of the Apes continues that thread, tossing Caesar into the middle of a war he never wanted and pushing his psyche toward ever darker places.

But what?s coming up for Caesar and his apes after that...

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How Caesar Will Link Back To The Original Planet Of The Apes, According To Matt Reeves

10.11.2016

Those of you of a certain age might not realize that the recent duo of Planet Of The Apes films, and the upcoming third installment, were inspired by five Planet Of The Apes films released between 1968 and 1973, which secured the franchise's place in pop culture history. While not directly linked to the original Planet Of The Apes films, director Matt Reeves has admitted that Rise, Dawn, and the upcoming War For have and will pay respect to the mythology of these films, though...

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War for the Planet of the Apes reveals first plot details ahead of New York Comic Con

10.02.2016

War is coming for New York Comic Con. As 20th Century Fox announced a special first look at War for the Planet of the Apes for the upcoming convention, the first official plot details have arrived.

Andy Serkis brought the ape Caesar to life through motion capture for Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and he returns again for the third chapter of this prequel saga...

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Sara Canning To Monkey Around In 'War For The Planet Of The Apes'

10.27.2015

The simian army?s ranks continue to swell, as Hell On Wheels actress Sara Canning has joined the cast of War For The Planet Of The Apes. She?s set to play a new ape character ? though, as is par for the course with the production, details about her character and the role she?ll play have not been revealed. The film does, however, pick up after the events of 2014?s Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, and sees returning star Andy Serkis as Caesar joined by Gabriel Chavarria, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn and the recently announced Aleks Paunovic...

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New 'Planet of the Apes' Movie Nabs 'Low Riders' Actor to Star

08.24.2015

Gabriel Chavarria, who plays one of the leads in Universal?s upcoming drama Low Riders, is in early talks to nab a key role in Fox?s latest Planet of the Apes installment.

Matt Reeves, who directed 2014?s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, has returned as helmer for the new project, which has the working title War of the Planet of the Apes. Mark Bomback also is back as screenwriter and Chernin Entertainment as the producer...

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'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Concept Art Reveals Alternate Ending

11.18.2014

It?s a sign of the impact of the new Planet of the Apes films that the two recent movies continue to be topics of conversation in a film landscape that is often all too quick to move on to the next big thing. We?re still talking about Rise of the Planet of the Apes a couple years layer, in part because director Rupert Wyatt is doing the press rounds for his new film, The Gambler, and people still have many questions about his previous film. This concept art just happens to crop up at the same time as those interviews, but it offers something that fans of the original Planet of the Apes will appreciate: a view of a nixed Rise of the Planet of the Apes alternate ending that calls back to the original film...

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Matt Reeves To Helm 'Planet Of The Apes 3'

01.07.2014

EXCLUSIVE: Right after 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment began screening his cut of Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, Matt Reeves has signed on to direct the third installment of the franchise. This time, he will write the script with Mark Bomback, one of the writers who scripted the sequel. Amanda Silver and Rick Jaffa were the scribes who resurrected the franchise with Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, the Ruper Wyatt-directed film that grossed $482 million worldwide in 2011. The directing deal is done and the writer deals are being worked out right now. It is likely that Reeves will go right into the third film, a priority for the studio.

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Comic-Con 2013: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Unveiled

07.21.2013

Director Matt Reeves has big shoes to fill, stepping into the second instalment of a reborn franchise with Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes. He came to Comic-Con to talk through his plans for next year's film and brought his cast for the ride.

"I was obsessed with Planet Of The Apes as a child; I wanted to be an ape," says Reeves. "When I saw Rise, I felt that watching it made me an ape, and that happened because of what Rupert and Andy Serkis and Weta did, which was to connect with what being an ape was, and I wanted to honour that and carry it forward. We wanted to do a Caesar-centric story that started in the world of the apes...

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Keri Russell Joins 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

03.06.2013

Keri Russell will take the female lead in Fox?s ?Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,? opposite Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Kodi-Smit McPhee and Gary Oldman.

Fox has set the film for release on May 23, 2014. Matt Reeves replaced Rupert Wyatt, who had directed 2011?s franchise reboot ?Rise of the Planet of the Apes,? in October...

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