WHO’S IN IT?

Andy Serkis (Lord of the Rings), Woody Harrelson (Rampart), Steve Zahn (Rescue Dawn), Karin Konoval (2012), Amiah Miller (Lights Out), Gabriel Chavarria (Lowriders), Terry Notary (Kong: Skull Island), Judy Greer (The Descendants), Max Lloyd-Jones (Stone Markers), Ty Olsson (Just Friends), Michael Adamthwaite (Warcraft: The Beginning), Alessandro Juliani (Man of Steel), Sara Canning (Black Field), Chad Rook (Hell Mary)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Matt Reeves (Cloverfield), director, writer; Mark Bomback (The Wolverine), writer; Peter Chernin (Oblivion), Dylan Clark (Patriots Day), Rick Jaffa (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) and Amanda Silver (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), producers; Michael Giacchino (Up), composer; Michael Seresin (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban), cinematographer; William Hoy (300), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

After a failed attempt to make peace with the humans, Caesar (Serkis) and his army of apes become embroiled in a war with what is left of the human race, which is being led by the fierce Colonel (Harrelson). When the apes suffer heavy losses, Caesar must wrestle with his darker instincts as he and the Colonel prepare for battle in a war that will determine the fate of the world…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The stunning Planet of the Apes reboot series continues to be challenging and wholesome entertainment with this third instalment which threatens to go to darker and more mature places than the series have ever gone before.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

TUESDAY 11TH JULY 2017