Matt Reeves to Direct Next Planet of the Apes TooJanuary 9th, 2014
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is scheduled for release on July 28, 2014 and already Deadline is reporting that its director, Matt Reeves (Let Me In, Cloverfield), will be tagged to direct the third film in the series (the first being Rise of the Planet of the Apes, directed by Rupert Wyatt). Apparently, the studio is happy with what they’ve seen for the second film in the series revival.
Check out the trailer for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and see what you think. The story involves a group of scientists in San Francisco struggling to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar (Andy Serkis) tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes. The cast includes Jason Clarke, Judy Greer, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell and Kodi Smit-McPhee. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is the sequel to Rupert Wyatt’s revival of the sci-fi franchise Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Directing is Matt Reeves (Let Me In, Cloverfield), from a screenplay written by Mark Bomback, Scott Z. Burns, Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver.