The movie, which was first announced in October 2012, is the first the actor has directed on his own and is also the debut project of Imaginarium, the performance capture studio he co-founded with producer Jonathan Cavendish.
Speaking at the Cinematic Innovation Summit (Cis) in Dubai, Serkis told ScreenDaily that pre-rendering had recently started on the feature.
"We've started pre-vis, which in the virtual world in many instances means you've already started shooting the film," he explained.
"Principal photography will take place in the middle to third quarter of next year."
The actor told summit attendees that he had directed the visualisation segments via Skype from his trailer on the set of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and that German concept artist Michael Kutsche (Alice in Wonderland, Thor, Disney's upcoming picture »
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