Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes director Reeves is said to have already signed up for a sequel to 2011's Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes...
Simian takeover sequel Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes isn't due to swing into cinemas until this summer, yet news has already snuck out of Hollywood about the third film in Fox's revived franchise.
It's said that Cloverfield director Matt Reeves, who took over from outgoing filmmaker Rupert Wyatt on the follow-up to 2011's hit Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, will return for a second, as-yet unnamed sequel.
Now clearly, the actual shooting of Planet Of The Apes 3 is highly dependent on Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' box office reception, but the fact that Reeves has been retained so early could be taken as a good omen. The story goes