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Contagion screenwriter tackles Rise of the Planet of the Apes sequel

Scott Z. Burns has been recruited by Fox to write the sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes, says The Hollywood Reporter. Burns previously penned Contagion and The Informant for director Steven Soderbergh. He will do a pass on the first draft by the original flick’s screenwriters, Amanda Silver and Rick Jaffa. Andy Serkis is set to reprise the role […]

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Andy Serkis recruited for Apes sequel

Andy Serkis has signed on to reprise the role of Caesar, the super-intelligent and rebellion-loving chimpanzee, in Rupert Wyatt’s sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes. According to Deadline, Serkis has secured a seven-figure deal to appear in the flick. He had originally only signed on for one film, so he was able […]

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