Comic-Con Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes

Comic-Con Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes

Given that Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes is really nearing release, it was no surprise that they brought quite a substantial amount of footage to Comic-Con this year. Director Rupert Wyatt and simian star Andy Serkis were both on hand to talk us through the film, with the help of a bunch of clips.

First up was a production style clip-reel showing Serkis' performance on set, contrasted with the finished look of Caesar the chimp, just to emphasise how much his performance shows through into the film. That was followed by a cut-together sequence showing Caesar's days at home with James Franco's research scientist and his Alzheimers-affected father (John Lithgow). With the latter sliding downhill and getting into an altercation with a neighbour after damaging his car, Caesar springs to the rescue - but gets into trouble when he reacts to a perceived threat to his family in too violent a manner. Read More...

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