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Trailer Debut: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Ooh, chimpanzee that! The trailer for Rise of the Planet of the Apes has debuted online. Formerly known as Rise of the Apes, the film stars James Franco as a young scientist who tries to advance the intelligence of apes, which is all well and good, until his primary subject Caesar (a mo-capped Andy Serkis) […]

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First look at James Franco in Rise of the Apes

It’s been a little while since we reported on the Planet of the Apes prequel, Rise of the Apes, but it still very much exists. In fact, production has officially wrapped, and we now have our first look at star James Franco doing science-y things! The image comes courtesy of JoBlo. Franco stars as a […]

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Andy Serkis to star in Planet of the Apes prequel

Ooh, Chimpanzee that! Andy Serkis, the nimble-bodied actor behind Gollum and King Kong, has been cast as the lead ape in the upcoming Planet of the Apes prequel. The film is titled Rise of the Apes and will star Serkis as a revolt-leading ape named Caesar. The casting was confirmed by 20th Century Fox VP […]

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