WHO’S IN IT?
Andy Serkis (Lord of the Rings), Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty), Gary Oldman (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), Keri Russell (Mission: Impossible 3), Kodi Smit-McPhee (ParaNorman), Judy Greer (The Descendants), Terry Notary (The Cabin in the Woods), Karin Konoval (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Toby Kebbell (Wrath of the Titans), Doc Shaw (Thunderstruck), Jocko Sims (Jarhead), Kirk Acevedo (The Thin Red Line), Kevin Rankin (Breaking Bad), Keir O’Donnell (Wedding Crashers)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Matt Reeves (Cloverfield), director; Rick Jaffa (The Relic), writer, producer; Amanda Silver (The Hand That Rocks The Cradle), writer, producer; Mark Bomback (The Wolverine), writer; Peter Chernin (Oblivion) and Dylan Clark (Parental Guidance), producers; Michael Giacchino (Up), composer; Michael Seresin (Angela’s Ashes), cinematographer; William Hoy (300) and Stan Salfas (Let Me In), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Ten years after a devastating and fatal virus was unleashed upon the world, ape Caesar (Serkis) leads a colony of genetically evolved apes. When their existence is threatened by a group of vengeful human survivors, mutual peace is short-lived and both sides are brought to the brink of war…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Continuing the story of the surprisingly effective 2011 reboot, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes promises more simian action, more compelling drama and – yes – more motion-capture awesomeness from Andy Serkis.