18 July 2014 6:55 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Not to bring any spoilers to the table in its second weekend of release, but Dawn of the Planet of the Apes does feature a proper ending. We know where this series is eventually headed, a spoiler revealed in the 1968 original. Many fans have been speculating that we'll get to the iconic character Colonel George Taylor, personified by the late Charlton Heston , sooner than later. But that may not be the case.

Director Matt Reeves, who is already confirmed to director the untitled Planet of the Apes 3 prequel, says he wants to continue Caesar's story. And the next installment will not feature a major leap ahead.

"I don't necessarily think that there will be as big a leap between films. I see Caesar as a seminal figure in ape history and he's a mythic character. He's essentially like their Moses and I think Caesar having to grapple with what it »


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