20th Century Fox has released a new clip from Matt Reeves’ upcoming War for the Planet of the Apes. In this clip, we meet, “Bad Ape” for the first time. The Ape in question is played by Steve Zahn (Rescue Dawn). It is a great focus on the character who has been seen a great deal in the previous trailers.
Press Release: Caesar and his band of Simian brothers discover an unknown, newly evolved ape named “Bad Ape” (Steve Zahn) – an escapee from a zoo. For the first time in the trilogy, Caesar and his apes discover a new ape outside of their tribe, marking a critical moment in the war between Humans and Apes.
Synopsis: 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.
War for the Planet of the Apes features: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Amiah Miller, Karin Konoval, Judy Greer and Terry Notary and is directed by Matt Reeves.
War for the Planet of the Apes arrives in theaters July 14, 2017.