Director Rupert Wyatt & actor Andy Serkis recently sat down with Wired @ComicCon to discuss their upcoming Rise of The Planet of The Apes, the upcoming reboot of the original Planet of the Apes franchise. The prequel stars James Franco as a scientist looking for a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. The real star of the film, however, is 'Caesar', a chimp that is raised by Franco’s character and portrayed in real life by performance capture specialist Serkis. Starring also Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Brian Cox & Tom Felton, director Rupert Wyatt’s, Rise of The Planet of The Apes opens in the U.S. this August 5th & in the U.K. August 11th. Hit the jump for the details.
"RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES combines fantastic storytelling with the next leap in Visual Effects for an emotional and action-packed motion picture experience unlike any other. Man’s arrogance sets off a chain of events that leads to intelligence in apes and a challenge to our place as the dominant species on the planet. In Caesar, WETA – the Oscar-winning visual effects team behind Avatar – have created a CGI ape that delivers a dramatic performance of unprecedented emotion and intelligence."
RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Official Site.
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