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RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES  (2011) - PREVIEW 


 


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Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Starring:
James Franco, Brian Cox, Andy Serkis, John Lithgow, Freida Pinto 
Directed by: Rupert Wyatt

U.S. Opening Date: August 5th, 2011
 

THEY SAY

Rise of the Planet of the Apes is a completely new take on one of 20th Century Fox's most beloved and successful franchises. Oscar-winning visual effects house Weta Digital – employing some of the groundbreaking technologies developed for Avatar – will render, for the first time ever in the film series, photo-realistic apes rather than costumed actors.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes is an origin story.

Set in present day San Francisco, the film is a reality-based cautionary tale, a science fiction/science fact blend, where man's own experiments with genetic engineering lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy.

WE SAY

The latest attempt to milk the long-in-the-tooth Planet of the Apes franchise. One can only hope that it will be better than Tim Burton’s tepid 2001 remake . . .
 

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