Johnson portrays a primatologist who keeps people at a distance, but shares a bond with George, a silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment mutates the gentle ape into a raging creature of enormous size — along with other similarly altered animals across North America, destroying everything in their path.
“You don’t know about the 30-foot wolf?” Johnson’s asked at one point.
The key plot point in the trailer comes when a caged George is put on a jet airline, despite Johnson’s advice: “Having George on that plane is a big mistake.”
We then see George busting out of a cage and the plane winding up on fire over Chicago. Later on, Johnson