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Catch The Planet Of The Apes Triple Feature On July 12

23 June 2017 8:42 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

To celebrate the epic final showdown between apes and humans in the upcoming War for the Planet of the Apes, Twentieth Century Fox Film will give audiences a chance to experience a special Planet of the Apes triple feature on Wednesday, July 12th.

For one price, Planet of the Apes fans will be able to see Rise of the Planet of the Apes in 2D, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in 3D, and be among the first to see the upcoming War for the Planet of the Apes in 3D. An exclusive commemorative item with artwork by Shepard Fairey in collaboration with Studio Number One will be available to all guests who attend the Planet of the Apes triple feature in RealD 3D, while supplies last.

Tickets for War for the Planet of the Apes and the triple feature are now on sale at: http://www.apesmovietickets.com/

In War for the Planet of the Apes, the third chapter of the critically acclaimed blockbuster franchise, Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel.

After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.

Twentieth Century Fox Film will release War for the Planet of the Apes in theaters everywhere July 14th.

Visit the official site: http://www.foxmovies.com/movies/war-for-the-planet-of-the-apes

PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, thematic elements, and some disturbing images

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War For the Planet of the Apes Gets A New Featurette That’s “Making History”

22 June 2017 11:00 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

And now we come to the end… After the surprise success of “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” and its sequel “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” Fox is capping off the prequel trilogy with “War For the Planet of the Apes.” The featurette above features the breakthrough motion capture technology used in […]

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Rare Cannes Swedish Favorite, AIDS Drama and Best Actor Winner Phoenix Oscar Chances?

20 June 2017 7:16 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Palme d'Or winner 'The Square' with Claes Bang: 'Gobsmackingly weird' Cannes Film Festival favorite may have a tough time landing a Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award nomination. Ruben Östlund's comedy-drama is totally unrelated to Jehane Noujaim's 2013 Oscar-nominated political documentary of the same title, which refers to downtown Cairo's Tahrir Square. Cannes' Palme d'Or winner 'The Square' & other Official Competition favorites' Oscar chances Screenwriter-director Ruben Östlund's The Square was the Palme d'Or winner at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, which wrapped up on May 28. (See list of Palme d'Or and other 2017 Cannes winners further below.) Clocking in at about 2 hours and 20 minutes, Östlund's unusual comedy-drama revolving around the chaotic p.r. campaign to promote the opening of the titular installation – a symbolic square of light – at a contemporary art museum in Stockholm has been generally well-received by critics. In the opinion of The Guardian's Peter Bradshaw, »

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Early Reactions To War For The Planet Of The Apes Are In — Does The Trilogy End Strong?

16 June 2017 5:15 PM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Whenever the third film of a planned trilogy is nearing its release, it’s always a little bit nerve-wracking. Will this film live up to the first two films, or will it crash and burn, making the previous two films just a little bit worse in retrospect? We faced similar feelings going into Spider-Man 3, as well as The Dark Knight Rises, and Toy Story 3, and we left the theater with various levels of success.

We are approaching the release of War for the Planet of the Apes, and the stakes are pretty high. Going into the first film of this trilogy, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, no one was expecting much of anything. Tim Burton had already pissed away any good faith audiences had in the property with his early 2000s remake,, and many were wondering why the studio even bothered with it. But the director of the film, »

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Early ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Reactions Hype Emotional, Epic Finale

16 June 2017 11:36 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The early reactions to War for the Planet of the Apes are in, and the common refrain seems to be “hold on to your butts.” When 20th Century Fox rebooted the Planet of the Apes franchise in 2011 with Rise of the Planet of the Apes, starring James Franco, audiences were understandably dubious. But director Rupert Wyatt’s take on the material was pleasantly surprising, with stunning visual effects work and a tremendous motion-capture performance by Andy Serkis. The sequel, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, doubled down on what worked from the first movie and layered in … »

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Everything you need to know about the Planet of the Apes movies in less than two minutes!

15 June 2017 8:01 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Everything you need to know about the Planet of the Apes movies in less than two minutes!Everything you need to know about the Planet of the Apes movies in less than two minutes!Jenny Bullough6/15/2017 10:01:00 Am

2017 feels like the year of the much-anticipated sequels, including War for the Planet of the Apes. This critically-acclaimed blockbuster franchise didn't just reboot the classic series starring Charlton Heston, it completely reinvented it for the modern era. We highly recommend you find time to watch the first two, Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (both available to rent or buy in the Cineplex Store, just click on the title), but if you just don't have the time before War for the Planet of the Apes comes out, we've got your back! Watch our handy video below and you'll learn all the essentials »

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Meet Steve Zahn's Bad Ape in new clip from War for the Planet of the Apes

14 June 2017 11:41 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Rebooting an iconic franchise is usually a fool's errand, but against all odds, 20th Century Fox's reboot of the Planet Of The Apes franchise has been exemplary. Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes was a very welcome surprise and it's sequel, Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, actually managed to outshine its predecessor. With War For The Planet Of The Apes nearly upon... Read More »

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June 13th Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Madhouse (1981), Inquisition, Alienator

12 June 2017 2:58 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We have another busy week of home entertainment releases on the horizon, as there are over two dozen titles making their way to Blu-ray and DVD this Tuesday. For those of you cult film enthusiasts, you have a lot of options when it comes to adding items to your collections, as Alienator is being resurrected by Scream Factory, Arrow Video is unleashing a special edition set for Madhouse, and Mondo Macabre has given Paul Naschy’s Inquisition an HD overhaul as well.

As if that wasn’t enough, we also have new releases for The Hound of Baskervilles, Medusa, and Nicholas Ray’s classic noir They Live By Night to look forward to as well. For you TV lovers out there, the box sets for the final season of both The Vampire Diaries and Grimm are being released Tuesday, and for those who are on the hunt for some new action cinema, »

- Heather Wixson

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Survival Is Paramount In Latest War For The Planet Of The Apes Promo

12 June 2017 11:48 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

When it comes to 20th Century Fox’s rebooted Planet of the Apes saga, Caesar is undoubtedly the glue that binds this most reputable franchise together. He’s the living embodiment of a radically advanced simian, but he’s also so much more – a leader, a revolutionary, a messiah figure. It’s an arc we’ve watched unfold since Andy Serkis’ frighteningly intelligent chimp first yelled “no!” during Rise of the Planet of the Apes six years ago.

Now, after bearing witness to the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, moviegoers are about to watch Caesar wage War For the Planet of the Apes, a valiant cause that puts our hero on a collision course with The Colonel. Woody Harrelson is on board to play the latter, a glowering skinhead with an unusual fascination with apekind – so much so, in fact, that he’s willing to stop at nothing to bring about their demise. »

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Producer confirms Gambit movie still actively in development

6 June 2017 1:01 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Kirsten Howard Jun 6, 2017

X-Men movie producer Hutch Parker reveals that a Gambit movie is still very much part of the plan...

Channing Tatum's Gambit movie has been drifting along at sea for quite some time now. It's already lost two directors over the last few years in the form of Rupert Wyatt (Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes) and Doug Liman (Edge Of Tomorrow), but producers Simon Kinberg and Lauren Shuler Donner have often confirmed that they still want to press ahead with it.

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In amongst the usual rumours of 'creative differences' and the like, Kinberg himself has mused that with a project like Gambit, there's no point doing half a job. The team seemingly want to do it right, or not at all. »

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20th Century Fox Joins With Jane Goodall Institute To Help Rescued Chimpanzees In Honor Of War For The Planet Of The Apes

5 June 2017 3:38 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Jane Goodall with Motambo, an orphan at the Jgi Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center.

Only if we care can all be saved.

In our interview with screenwriters of Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, now producers, Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver, about the use of real chimpanzees in the 2011 movie, Silver said, “it’s all about animal rights. Man’s hubris for testing on animals – they’re sentient beings! So using real animals goes against our theme.”

The two are now co-producers alongside Peter Chernin and Dylan Clark of War For The Planet Of The Apes.

20th Century Fox has just released “Compassion” – a special video created in conjunction with the Jane Goodall Institute.

In honor of the upcoming release of War For The Planet Of The Apes, 20th Century Fox has partnered with the Jane Goodall Institute to provide care for rescued chimpanzees, many of whom are victims of the »

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Relive Caesar's Journey in New War for the Planet of the Apes Preview

31 May 2017 12:14 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

A new television spot for War for the Planet of the Apes shows that Caesar has been plotting his revenge since the aftermath of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Woody Harrelson's character, The Colonel, sparks the war, and this trailer shows that Caesar could be the one to stop it. This is the third and final movie in the prequel trilogy that started with 2011's Rise of the Planet of the Apes, which was directed by Rupert Wyatt. Matt Reeves took over directing duties for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and War for the Planet of the Apes and the conclusion is looking to be an epic battle between ape and human, lead by Caesar and Colonel, respectively.

Following the events of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Caesar and the apes are engaged in a war against the humans who are lead by »

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Horror Highlights: Pennywise: The Story Of It Documentary, MST3K Apparel & Collectibles, 43rd Annual Saturn Awards, Mountain Monsters Clip, Wichita

24 May 2017 8:47 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

"They all float down here, Georgie!" Pennywise and the kids of The Losers Club from the 1990 miniseries adaptation of Stephen King's It are featured in hours of content in the new documentary Pennywise: The Story of It. Also: Mystery Science Theater 3000 collectibles and apparel, 43rd annual Saturn Awards Special Achievement Award Winners, a look at a new clip from Mountain Monsters, and Wichita release details.

Pennywise: The Story of It Documentary Indiegogo Details: "Indiegogo Campaign: "From the makers of 'You're so cool, Brewster! The Story of Fright Night' and 'RoboDoc: The Creation of RoboCop' and the director of 'Unearthed & Untold: The Path to Pet Path to Pet Sematary' comes this brand-new documentary celebrating the legacy of 'Stephen King's It' and the legend Tim Curry. With over 30 interviews and hours of behind the scenes footage, this is Your opportunity to support this independent project and make it a reality. »

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War for the Planet of the Apes TV Spot Explodes with War

21 May 2017 5:10 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Following the final War For the Planet of the Apes trailer that was released last week, 20th Century Fox has unleashed a new TV spot with even more footage. This TV spot features another look at the iconic Caesar played by Andy Serkis, who reveals that while he didn't start this war, he certainly has plans to finish it. With just a few months left until this hits theaters in July, it remains to be seen how much more footage will be released.

20th Century Fox debuted this TV spot on their YouTube channel today, which also features a new look at the Colonel and several other characters In War for the Planet of the Apes, the third chapter of the critically acclaimed blockbuster franchise, Caesar (Andy Serkis) and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel (Woody Harrelson). After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, »

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Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid to be reimagined as animated sci-fi film

21 May 2017 6:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Variety is reporting that FilmNation is set to reimagine Charlie Chaplin’s 1921 classic The Kid as an animated sci-fi film, which is being directed by Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) and Christian Volckman (Renaissance).

The as-yet-untitled film has been scripted by Boris Starling (Messiah), and is said to be “inspired by the characters and themes in The Kid“, although specific plot details are being kept under wraps.

“Animation gives (them) the unique opportunity to craft an original and moving story that explores technology and humanity, all told from the point of view of a boy and his robot,” said Marc Turtletaub and Peter Saraf of Big Beach.

“We’ve been waiting for a really exceptional project for FilmNation’s first animated feature. With a filmmaking team that is second to none, we are excited to help bring The Kid to a global audience,” added Glen Basner, »

- Gary Collinson

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Imaginarium Studios Founders Conclude Management Buyout

20 May 2017 10:15 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Imaginarium Studios founders Andy Serkis and Jonathan Cavendish have concluded a management buyout from institutional investors. The London-based production and performance capture studio, which has worked on such projects as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes and Avengers: Age Of Ultron, will continue to build on the company's current slate and continue to develop and produce in the film and TV arena. Imaginarium recently produced… »

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New War for the Planet of the Apes TV spot shows off some new footage

19 May 2017 2:45 PM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

I remember when Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes was first coming out, and people (me included) were particularly dismissive of it. There was barely any promotion leading up to the release, and the only stars were James Franco and the guy who played Draco Malfoy. We'd also just gotten burned by that terrible Tim Burton/Marky Mark remake less than ten years prior, so I think it was fair to be skeptical. However,... Read More »

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John Hannah, Alan Tudyk and more join season 2 of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

18 May 2017 10:15 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

BBC America has announced that it is expanding the cast of the second season of its Douglas Adams adaptation Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, with John Hannah, Alan Tudyk, Amanda Walsh, Aleks Paunovic and Tyler Labine set to appear as guest stars alongside Samuel Barnett’s Dirk and Elijah Wood’s Todd.

Here’s the official character descriptions:

John Hannah (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Marley’s Ghosts, Atlantis, A Midsummer Night’s Dream) will play the Mage; a powerful wizard who takes great pleasure in doing evil and is seeking to conquer a world not his own.

Alan Tudyk (Rogue One, Firefly, Serenity, Tucker and Dale vs Evil, Maze Runner, Death at a Funeral, DodgeBall) will play Mr. Priest; a ruthless, dangerous, and violent bounty hunter working for Blackwing.

Amanda Walsh (Curb of Enthusiasm, Ghost of Girlfriends Past, Lost Girls, Sons and Daughters, Disturbia) will play Suzie Boreton; an unassuming, »

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Caesar is Ready to Finish the War for the Planet of the Apes

16 May 2017 3:54 PM, PDT | Filmonic.com | See recent Filmonic news »

This the final official trailer for Fox’s War for the Planet of the Apes, the third installment in the fantastic rebooted Apes franchise that started back in 2011 with Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Caesar has had enough of this war since it’s been going on for three movies now, but if this […]

Read Caesar is Ready to Finish the War for the Planet of the Apes on Filmonic.

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FilmNation Ventures Into Animation with Sci-Fi Reimagining of Chaplin’s ‘The Kid’ (Exclusive)

16 May 2017 2:00 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

FilmNation has boarded its first animated feature: A science fiction re-imagining of Chaplin Chaplin’s 1921 film “The Kid” to be directed by Christian Volckman (“Renaissance”) and Rupert Wyatt (“Rise of the Planet of the Apes”).

French animation outfit Superprod, Luxembourg’s Bidibul and U.S. banner Big Beach, the New-York based company behind “Little Miss Sunshine,” have joined forces to produce the yet-to-be-titled animated feature inspired by the characters and themes in “The Kid.”

Boris Starling, a journalist and best-selling author who created the BBC1 primetime series “Messiah,” is writing the script with Volckman and Wyatt.

Marc Turtletaub and Peter Saraf are producing for Big Beach banner alongside Superprod’s Clément Calvet and Jérémie Fajner, the producer pair behind Tomm Moore’s Oscar-nominated “Song of the Sea,” and Bidibul’s Lilian Eche and Christel Henon. The feature is being developed with the support of Chaplin’s family and the rights holders of “The Kid. »

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