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The sequel to 2011’s pleasantly surprising Rise of the Planet of the Apes has found its star.  Though Dawn of the Planet of the Apes had a bit of a stumble in development as director Rupert Wyatt exited the film over creative differences, it appears that everything is now smoothly on track to begin production later this year under director Matt Reeves (Cloverfield, Let Me In).  In the film’s first bit of casting, Zero Dark Thirty star Jason Clarke has been tapped to star in the pic, which will take place 15 years after the events of Rise of the Planet of the Apes.  Hit the jump for more. Per Heat Vision, Jason Clarke has been set in an unspecified role in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.  This is a most excellent bit of casting, as Clarke was fantastic in Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty and did »


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