Planet of the Apes is a 2001 science fiction film directed by Tim Burton and adapted by William Broyles Jr., Lawrence Konner and Mark Rosenthal from the novel La planÃ?Æ?Ã?Â¨te des singes by Pierre Boulle and the earlier film adaptation. The film features an astronaut who crash-lands on a planet where humans are enslaved by apes. It stars Mark Wahlberg, Tim Roth, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Clarke Duncan, Paul Giamatti, Estella Warren, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, David Warner and Kris Kristofferson. It was released on July 27, 2001. Charlton Heston, star of the 1968 version, also makes a cameo appearance, as does Linda Harrison.