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Judy Greer back to monkeying around in War for the Planet of the Apes

Just as soon as we learned WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES had commenced production we hear that one of the participants in the last APES film will be returning for another go-round. Judy Greer, who was possibly in every movie released this summer, will once again play Cornelia - Caesar's loyal wife - in Matt Reeves' film. Cornelia was something of a thankless role for Greer in DAWN OF THE...
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Filming has begun on War for the Planet of the Apes

In addition to clarifying that the title of the next PLANT OF THE APES film is WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES and not, as previously believed, "War of the Planet of the Apes", director Matt Reeves has also marked the start of production on the film by tweeting out a behind-the-scenes picture, which can be seen below. As many have pointed out, the picture is quite...
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New Planet of the Apes film brings in Woody Harrelson to play baddie

  Smoke 'em if you got 'em! America's favorite hemp lobbyist Woody Harrelson is putting on his bad guy hat for Fox's latest PLANET OF THE APES flick, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Harrelson will evidently play a villainous character called the Colonel in the third film of the rebooted franchise. Naturally, not much is known about the plot of the film, which is reportedly...
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Gabriel Chavarria to fight in War of the Planet of the Apes

WAR OF THE PLANET OF THE APES , the third film in the reboot/prequel APES timeline and the followup to 2014's  DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES , is gathering its human army. Although the film is currently in the middle of casting one of its two main human leads ( CLOVERFIELD 's Matt Reeves is returning to direct), the production has nabbed Gabriel Chavarria as one half of...
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The new Planet of the Apes film gets a title

Matt Reeves' follow-up to his smashing DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES doesn't come out for another 2+ years, but thankfully the director and 20th Century Fox are already hard at work on the sequel. The script is still being hammered out, but it would appear as though a title has already been decided upon; Collider got the scoop on what this third film in the rebooted PLANET OF THE APES...
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Original Vs. Remake: Let The Right One In

We had lots of nice conversations about the outcome of our last Original Vs. Remake which had the original I Spit On Your Grave narrowly edging out the very well-done remake. Many a reader agreed that justice was done to the original with 2010's redo. The opinions were basically as tight as the battle itself. Today, we have another battle on snow-covered ground between a pair of films...
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Matt Reeves' next Planet of the Apes film delayed one year

Some somber news for those of you who can't wait to see what challenges Caesar is going to face next: 20th Century Fox has decided to delay the next PLANET OF THE APES film for one year. The reasons are unspecified. After the quick critical and commercial success of DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES , Fox greenlit the follow-up, re-hired director Matt Reeves and screenwriter Mark...
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How many Planet of the Apes films are on the horizon? Andy Serkis speaks!

How much monkey business do we have in our future? According to Andy Serkis, it's looking like quite a few more years worth. As we patiently away the follow-up to this past summer's tremendous DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES (coming in 2016), Mr. Serkis and the rest of the DAWN gang are now talking about their achievement as the film hits home video for the first time in a...
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Rupert Wyatt on how he would've approached Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Rupert Wyatt's RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES was a big hit with critics and audiences alike, and while Fox was keen on having the director return for DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, Wyatt felt the 2014 release date wouldn't give him enough time to develop the story he wanted to tell and eventually dropped out, with Matt Reeves taking the helm on what ended up being one of the...
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Matt Reeves teases Caesar's arc in next Planet of the Apes film

One of the highlights of the summer movie season for me was Matt Reeves' DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES. I found it to be an intelligently-written film that surpassed the previous entry, 2011's RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, in every facet. If you missed seeing it in theaters, the film is scheduled to arrive on Blu-ray and DVD next month (you can pre-order the DVD HERE or...
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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes hits Blu-ray/DVD in December, details here

Matt Reeves' terrific summer blockbuster DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES finally has itself an official Blu-ray/DVD release date, and the special feature details to go along with it. The film will be available on 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD on December 2nd; before that, it will land on Digital HD November 11th. With approximately two hours of special features, the Dawn of the...
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Matt Reeves talks Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' alternate ending

If you were one of the ticket-buyers that helped make DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES a box-office hit then you know what a satisfying and engrossing film it is. But it was almost a much different film. Luckily there were changes made both before and during filming to make it the film it is now, but if you were wondering what kind of changes had to be made then you'l find these...
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