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Current 'Planet of the Apes' Series May Be More Than 3 Movies

21 November 2014 7:44 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Even before Dawn of the Planet of the Apes was released in theaters, a third movie was being planned as 20th Century Fox promised to present Caesar's story as a trilogy. Now, speaking with MTV, Andy Serkis teases that the rebooted series could expend past that, becoming four, or maybe even five movies.

Right now, Andy Serkis can't say too much about the next sequel, as a script hasn't been finalized. According to the actor, he doesn't yet know how far along Planet of the Apes 3 will pick up after the events seen in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

To be honest, it's very, very early in where we choose to drop our anchor in the next film, so it could be five years after the event. It could be the night after the events of where we left 'Dawn,' so it's very difficult to know where »

- MovieWeb

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The faces behind the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes visual effects

21 November 2014 1:30 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is available now to Buy & Keep on Sky Store.

Digital Spy has partnered with Sky Store to take you behind the incredible performance capture visual effects of the film and introduce you to the unseen stars of the blockbuster sequel. Read on to meet the actors behind Koba, Blue Eyes, Maurice and more.

Andy Serkis as Caesar

The face of performance capture technology, Andy Serkis has brought to life digital characters as wide-ranging as Gollum from The Lord of the Rings, Captain Haddock in The Adventures of Tintin and King Kong.

In Dawn of the Planet of the Apes he plays Caesar for a second time, leading the primate uprising against mankind. Dawn is without question Serkis's finest performance capture turn to-date.

Toby Kebbell as Koba

Second in command to Caesar is ferocious ape Koba, who favours an aggressive and violent revolution as »

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‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Blu-ray Review

17 November 2014 5:15 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Toby Kebbell, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Kirk Acevedo, Nick Thurston, Terry Notary, Karin Konoval, Judy Greer | Written by Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver | Directed by Matt Reeves

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes  will be categorized as a summer blockbuster because of its release date, high budget, and extensive use of special effects. However, its story and character first mentality along with its stark wiliness to take chances makes it an almost anti-blockbusters. Now that is not to say it is void of thrilling action or inspired set-pieces. There is plenty of entertainment to be had. It is simply not driving the story and in many ways the least interesting aspect of the entire film. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes  may be a sequel to an already rebooted franchise. That does not mean it cannot be filled with innovative »

- Dan Clark

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'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' DVD and Blu-ray Releases December 2nd

30 September 2014 8:39 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Get ready for worlds to collide like never before! Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment takes you to the center of the battle between apes and humans with Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 3D Blu-ray&#8482, Blu-ray&#8482 and DVD on December 2 and on Digital HD&#8482 November 11. The film quickly became the highest grossing film in the franchise, netting nearly $680 million at the box office*, and the most critically acclaimed blockbuster of the summer**.

Gary Oldman, Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke and Keri Russell star in this thrilling next chapter of Planet of the Apes. It is 2026, and humanity has been pushed to near extinction by a deadly virus. When a group of survivors desperate to find a new source of power travel into the woods near San Francisco, they discover a highly evolved community of intelligent apes led by Caesar (Andy Serkis). &#160The two species form a fragile peace but dissention »

- MovieWeb

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'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Director Signs 3-Year Deal with Fox

1 August 2014 2:55 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Fresh off his success with Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, which has already earned more than $370 million worldwide, filmmaker Matt Reeves has signed a three-year production deal with 20th Century Fox.

The director has already signed on to direct the sequel Planet of the Apes 3, which he is co-writing with Mark Bomback. The studio has already issued a July 29, 2016 release date for the follow-up, which will likely feature the return of Andy Serkis as Caesar, although no cast members have been confirmed yet.

Here's what Emma Watts, 20th Century Fox's President of Production, had to say about Matt Reeves' deal in a statement.

"We are thrilled Matt has decided to make Fox his home. We have long admired his bold, intelligent approach to filmmaking. I know our collaboration on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is just the beginning of many great things to come."

The »

- MovieWeb

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes movie review: people get ready

18 July 2014 4:50 AM, PDT | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

A magnificent science fiction drama, and a beautiful one. Wonderfully radical for the simple fact that it is ruled by principled ideas. I’m “biast” (pro): loved the first film

I’m “biast” (con): nothing

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

We need a bigger word than humanist.

That was a word I used to describe the lovely, honest, sensitive Rise of the Planet of the Apes — and god, did it feel good to be able to connect those words with a big-budget science fiction movie. But now it feels too small to encompass where Dawn of the Planet of the Apes takes the ongoing story. People-ist is the first coinage that leaps to mind, clunky as it is. Because there are nonhumans here who are as fully people as the humans are… in fact, the story is very much about the humans coming to »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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Second Opinion – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

17 July 2014 5:33 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, 2014

Directed by Matt Reeves

Starring Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Toby Kebbell, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Nick Thurston, Terry Notary and Karin Konoval

Synopsis:

In the wake of a disaster that changed the world, the growing and genetically evolving apes find themselves at a critical point with the human race.

The announcement of a reboot to the Planet of the Apes franchise was met with apathy due to the poor reception and utter failure of a movie that is Tim Burton’s 2001 remake, but 2011’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes was a nice surprise. The movie was beautiful, slow and brilliantly written and acted with some of the most impressive visuals ever seen. Not only was it one of the best movies released that year, it was easily the best movie in the Planet of the Apes franchise. Its sequel »

- Luke Owen

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‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Review

16 July 2014 4:36 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Toby Kebbell, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Kirk Acevedo, Nick Thurston, Terry Notary, Karin Konoval, Judy Greer | Written by Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver | Directed by Matt Reeves

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes  will be categorized as a summer blockbuster because of its release date, high budget, and extensive use of special effects. However, its story and character first mentality along with its stark wiliness to take chances makes it an almost anti-blockbusters. Now that is not to say it is void of thrilling action or inspired set-pieces. There is plenty of entertainment to be had. It is simply not driving the story and in many ways the least interesting aspect of the entire film. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes  may be a sequel to an already rebooted franchise. That does not mean it cannot be filled with innovative »

- Dan Clark

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Tues Top Twenty: Halfway Hotties (Best of 2014)

15 July 2014 2:25 PM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

The power of list compels me! Yes, yes, I need to move on from halfway mark madness (we've previously covered best visuals, best acting, best sounds, and best movies) since they're already out of date and it's been so busy what with chart updates (in progress), Emmy nominations, Smackdown panel announcements, Dawn of the Planet and Apes, Boyhood. We need to be back in The Now. But I'm dragging my feet mostly because I really like what 2014's been giving. I'm crushing on it hard and thinking about asking it to go steady. 

This is the final halfway mark list. A shorter version of it was published in my column at Towleroad which happens to be "a site with homosexual tendencies" but I've significantly altered it for you because you are all movie mad and the best moviegoers are polysexual when it comes to lusting after big screen beauty.

Why »

- NATHANIEL R

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Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

11 July 2014 11:13 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Rise of the Planet of the Apes wasn’t supposed to be good. How could a reboot that followed Tim Burton’s dismal 2001 remake even approach being a worthy successor to a much beloved franchise that’s been around—in admittedly varying quality—since the late sixties? What more could be added to a series that’s essentially built on the simple premise of apes acting like humans? The answer was, quite a lot actually.

If you look past the shameless cash grab of rebooting movies based on name recognition alone, Rise of the Planet of the Apes reinvigorated and rewrote a very familiar story in a sort of ingenious way, giving us the imagery we wanted but also sufficiently creating a new narrative. It’s something that’s fascinated me with these new Planet of the Apes movies so far. We basically already know the outcome (a hint if »

- Sean Hutchinson

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Go Ape! "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" Movie Review

11 July 2014 7:05 AM, PDT | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

I enjoyed the original reboot, 2011.s .Rise of the Planet of the Apes,. so I was anxiously waiting for the sequel, .Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.. How did director Matt Reeves (.Cloverfield,. .Let Me In.) do by taking the reins from original helmer Rupert Wyatt? And is the sequel better than the original? Find out in my movie review of .Dawn of the Planet of the Apes..

Official Synopsis:

A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species. (c) Fox

Cast (from Wikipedia)

Humans

. Jason Clarke as Malcolm, a survivor of the Alz-113 virus who, along with a small group of other survivors, »

- Manny

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Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Review

10 July 2014 11:56 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Now having watched all of the Planet of the Apes movies, it's fascinating how the series views not only history, but trying to understand why civilizations rise and fall.  While there are always the broad strokes of good (Caesar, Cornelius, Zira) and bad (Hasslein, Breck, Aldo), there's always a concern of how these figures are followed or abandoned.  History will always have charismatic leaders and people who are motivated by fear, so how to these people guide the evolution or dissolution of a society?  Matt ReevesDawn of the Planet of the Apes perfectly captures this question by creating a microcosm of two civilizations reaching an inevitable clash and how their futures are both conflicting and intertwined.  The movie manages to take almost all the best aspects of its predecessors to create a summer blockbuster that is heartfelt, exhilarating, tragic, and profound. Mankind has been ravaged by the Simian Flu followed by war, »

- Matt Goldberg

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'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' (2014) Movie Review

9 July 2014 9:30 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

I didn't necessarily dislike Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, but I became increasingly aware and annoyed by just how predictable and redundant it was. It got to the point a member of my screening audience sitting behind me said, "I knew it was going to be him," and I wanted to turn around and say, "Yeah, we all knew it was going to be him... about an hour ago." Outside of a couple of instances, there isn't a moment in this film you won't see coming and what's most disappointing about that is how well made it is, how great the performances are and how utterly great some of the scenes are. Picking up ten years after the events that followed 2011's Rise of the Planet of the Apes, a disease ironically dubbed the "Simian Flu" has wiped out the majority of the human population save for a »

- Brad Brevet

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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 30 Pairs of Passes to ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ With Gary Oldman

6 July 2014 12:35 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 30 pairs of advance-screening movie passes up for grabs to the highly anticipated “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” starring Gary Oldman and Keri Russell!

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” which is rated “PG-13” and opens on July 11, 2014, also stars Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Toby Kebbell, Kirk Acevedo, Nick Thurston, Terry Notary and Karin Konoval from director Matt Reeves and writers Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver.

To win your free “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” passes courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just get interactive with our social media widget below. That’s it! This screening is on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 7 p.m. in downtown Chicago. The more social actions you complete, the more points you score and the higher yours odds of winning! Completing these social actions only increases your odds of winning; this doesn’t intensify your competition! »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Get A Fourth of July Trailer

3 July 2014 1:31 PM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Apes on horses!! Fox released the final trailer for “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” that features the sequel film’s heavy action! “A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” stars Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke, Keri Russell, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Nick Thurston, Toby Kebbell, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary, Judy Greer, and Andy Serkis as Caesar.  [ Read More ]

The post Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Get A Fourth of July Trailer appeared first on Shockya.com. »

- Rudie Obias

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Review: 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes" is a daring and dazzling accomplishment

28 June 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

One of the words that was used most frequently when describing "Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes" was "surprise," and with good reason. After all, the previous attempt to bring the long-running science-fiction franchise back to life was a nightmare, a truly terrible film that is a narrative disaster even among the narrative disasters that mark many of Tim Burton's lesser films. It seemed like Fox had limped along trying to get an "Apes" movie made for so long that they were willing to try anything. Scott Frank came close to getting a film make called "Caesar," and it sounded like he was on the right track. His basic idea started with a Fox-mandated remake of "Conquest Of The Planet Of The Apes," but went in a very different direction. His film was designed to be a hard-science story about what might happen if we made the advance »

- Drew McWeeny

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Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Premiere Photos

27 June 2014 10:49 AM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes premiered last night in the same city as the movie is set in, San Francisco. The event, which took place at the Palace of Fine Arts, was attended by cast members Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Kodi Smith-McPhee, Kirk Acevedo, Judy Greer, Karin Konoval, Jocko Sims and Nick Thurston as well as director Matt Reeves. Check out some of the pics from the premiere below. Incidentally, we’re hearing on the Qt that the movie is pretty awesome to boot! Released: 11th July 2014 (U.S.)/ 17th July 2014 (Irl/U.K.) »

- noreply@blogger.com (Vic Barry)

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Gets Its Final Trailer

19 June 2014 7:02 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Apes on horses!! Fox released the final trailer for “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” that features the sequel film’s heavy action! “A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” stars Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke, Keri Russell, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Nick Thurston, Toby Kebbell, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary, Judy Greer, and Andy Serkis as Caesar.  [ Read More ]

The post Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Gets Its Final Trailer appeared first on Shockya.com. »

- Rudie Obias

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Gets A New Extended TV Spot

17 June 2014 7:21 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Apes on horses!! Fox releases a new TV that features the sequel film’s heavy action! “A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” stars Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke, Keri Russell, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Nick Thurston, Toby Kebbell, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary, Judy Greer, and Andy Serkis as Caesar. Matt Reeves (“Let Me In,” “Cloverfield”) and screenwriter  [ Read More ]

The post Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Gets A New Extended TV Spot appeared first on Shockya.com. »

- Rudie Obias

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Apes Have The Advantage In New Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes TV Spot

7 June 2014 10:04 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Thanks to a ton of positive buzz from the first film and an excellent marketing campaign, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is quickly becoming one of the biggest movie events of the summer. We are fast approaching its July 11th premiere, which means we’re going to start seeing more and more of the apes vs. humans blockbuster in the coming weeks.

We’ve already seen an awesome new poster for the film, as well as a few trailers, and now we have a new harrowing and action-packed TV spot to share with you as well. Check it out for yourself below:

As you can see, apes actually have the upper hand when it comes to survival. Not only are they growing in numbers as humanity slides ever closer to extinction, but they also don’t require the basic necessities of heat and electricity that we do. Plus, »

- James Garcia

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