Later in October, Mark Bomback was hired to rework the script, having already done some uncredited work on Silver and Jaffa’s script for Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Malcolm returns to the Rodman house with Ellie's supplies and brings Blue Eyes back with him to Caesar. And when the battles come, Cloverfield director Matt Reeves (who inherited the project from Wyatt) handles the action sequences with aplomb, keeping his eye on character even as grand spectacle reigns – the key to maintaining an element of dizzying danger. Facing ancient foe, both men and monkeys are torn between the desire to co-operate and the urge to obliterate, the alarums of war booming ominously in the background. Are you excited about the next Planet of the Apes film, and do you think Fox made the right move in pushing back its release? Ten years later, Caesar now leads and governs a new generation of apes in a community located in the Muir Woods Park. Language Caesar and his son Blue Eyes, threaten the humans. From the Apes Movies Facebook Page: Gary Oldman is Dreyfus. Distributed by Caesar and his followers readying for war. In the process, many humans are killed or captured as Dreyfus flees underground. While the "native 3D" remains a take-it-or-leave-it addition (the best I can say is that it bothered me less than usual), the organic scope of the digitised character creation is breathtaking, using the technology to tell the story from the point of view of the apes, who remain the primary focus of the narrative. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Firestorm - The Official Movie Prequel is the prequel novel to Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Ten years after a deadly virus destroys most of humanity, the human survivors find themselves on the brink of war with a group of genetically enhanced apes led by Caesar, a war that could determine which species will dominate Earth. Jeremy Kay: Fox executives can rub their hands with glee over the marketing and motion capture for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes; and The Purge: Anarchy continues to enthral Hollywood, Xan Brooks, Catherine Shoard and Peter Bradshaw review this week's big releases, including Planet of the Apes's prequel sequel and Pudsey-the-dog-who-stands-up's crowning achievement, Available for everyone, funded by readers, Extremists thrive on both sides of the human-ape divide, as Andy Serkis dominates a cracking sequel, writes. The book bridges the gap between the events of Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Caesar and the other apes appear ordering the humans to leave the woods, but sends Koba and two other apes to allow them. The first TV Spot was featured during the Walking Dead season finale on March 30th, 2014. Caesar grabs Koba's hand but looking upon the chaos Koba has caused, he firmly declares Koba is not an ape before letting go of his hand, sending the treacherous, screaming bonobo falling to his death in the pit. With Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Andy Serkis, Kodi Smit-McPhee. Trust temporarily comes to a standstill as Carver threatens both of Caesar's sons with a concealed weapon, but later Ellie helps treat Caesar's sick wife with antibiotics. The virus causes many nations to declare martial law, and massive civil unrest breaks out, followed by power outage, and causing millions of deaths worldwide. There's an over-reliance, too, on the spoken word; while Mark Bomback (who rewrote Jaffa and Silver's script after Wyatt departed) claims to have resisted the "temptation to just give the apes pages and pages of dialogue", there's a certain loss of nerve in the change from convincing simian sign language to more theatrical chimp verbosity. From the Apes Movies Facebook Page: Keri Russell is Ellie. Motion Capture Split Screen: Nick Thurston as Blue Eyes. Planet of the Apes Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. CURRENT YEAR: 2026." Ellie notes on Caesar's failing condition and he needs treatment but her medical supplies are in the city to which Malcolm volunteers to retrieve. Box office However, Caesar refuses stating; "War has already begun. The production team released a short documentary detailing how they improved the Ape costume mechanics for the sequel, the likes of which can be viewed below. Toby (Koba) and others get ready to unleash hell. Hail Caesar! Comic-Con 2013 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes teaser. Maybe it's a little bit like 12 Monkeys, where every human has gone underground to avoid the virus, and when they come up to the surface they're wearing gas masks. 130 minutes Michael Giacchino This TV Spot is titled "War Has Begun". There was a moment when Rupert Wyatt was going to direct the second one. The lack of decent female roles is depressing (anguished mothers are sidelined as the pace of the action increases), and I suspect that some of the wobblier visual elements will not age well; like all films built upon cutting-edge technology, the danger of accelerated obsolescence is very real. Malcolm is then told by Dreyfus that he and his men are planning to ignite a series of C4 explosives underneath the tower. - Dreyfus. However, Caesar is against this, stating the apes have created so much and can't afford to lose themselves in war. Ellie proceeds to operate on Caesar as he and Blue Eyes embrace, updating, and forgiving each other. In a panic, Carver, holding deep distrust for the apes, shoots and wounds Ash. This website gives you insight into the universe of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes ands shows the struggles endured by humanity and the rise of the ape colony. Blue Eyes nervously watching his brother. Shot largely on location in the forests of Vancouver, Dawn benefits greatly from capturing the actors' performances in the wild. Upon the release of the teaser trailer, four character posters of Caesar, Koba, Rocket and Luca were released. As this happens, Caesar and his followers confront Koba at the summit of the tower. Maurice helps Malcolm and his family escape into hiding. Caesar heavily beats Koba for his insolence, but forgives him, citing his law that "Ape not kill ape". Carefully balancing its sympathies, Dawn establishes mirror-image figures on both sides of the species divide: in the peace camp, Caesar, Cornelia (Judy Greer) and troubled son Blue Eyes (Nick Thurston) are matched by neo-nuclear human family unit Malcolm (Jason Clarke), Ellie (Keri Russell) and Alexander (Kodi Smit-McPhee); in the war room, Gary Oldman's militaristic Dreyfus is the human counterpoint for embittered bonobo Koba (Toby Kebbell). Dylan Clark again spoke about thier endevours with this technology saying “We want the chimpanzees to act and look and be photorealistic, We want this movie to feel real. © 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. And Maurice is his advisor and he's telling him to combine forces. Andy Serkis in action as Ape King Caesar. Caesar then looks into the horizon awaiting the conflict started by Koba to begin. Dreyfus wants all the Evolved Apes wiped out. Motion Capture Split Screen: Andy Serkis as Caesar. Cornelia, Queen of the Apes, Caesar's wife and the mother of Blue Eyes and Cornelius. Having the young and females into hiding, he leads the male apes to battle in San Francisco. Produced by Other media that add excess promotion include the film's magazine that includes interviews with the cast and crew, exclusive first looks at the new characters and more. Caesar then rests as his son finds a picture of Caesar and Will Rodman together before his father awakens. When does it start? The next morning, the apes pursue a group of fleeing humans into a building hunting down as many defenseless humans as they can. The freed apes join Caesar and Malcolm guides through the city subway but they are forced to separate when Malcolm reunites with Dreyfus and his remaining men. This would place the events of Rise in 2008 (Caesar's birth) to 2016 (the Ape Rebellion). Alternate scene: Caesar holds his newborn son for the first time. But there was one scene, between Caesar and my character, maybe even just like on a video that was left behind, but then a lot of things happened, like Tom Rothman, who was a big part of the first movie, left. Motion Capture Split Screen: Doc Shaw as Ash. The end result plays like a cranked-up simian riposte to the French-Canadian film Quest for Fire, or an alternative-universe extension of the "dawn of man" sequence from Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey, which went head to head with the original Planet of the Apes in 1968. When Ash refuses to follows Koba's orders to kill an unarmed man, citing Caesar's teachings, Koba kills Ash right before Blue Eyes and the other apes. Upon hitting the home stretch before the film is released, 20th Century Fox has been busy in promoting the film. Carver tells Malcolm off for talking to the evolved apes. [6] Soon after, it was announced that the sequel would be titled Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, with a provisional release date of 23 May 2014,[7] but by October Matt Reeves (Let Me In) had replaced Wyatt as director of the project, using the existing script by Silver and Jaffa. A fierce battle erupts between the two colonies and the already damaged city suffers more damage. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is the 2014 sequel to 2011's Rise of the Planet of the Apes.Set a decade following a deadly viral outbreak that has decimated the population, remnants of the human race attempt to make peace with the intelligent apes led by Caesar. As entire governments of every nation in the world, is trying to find a cure but proves difficult. The power-mad Bonobo states; "Caesar gone! Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 or later, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox One X, Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 10 or later. A sixth poster of Caesar and his army was later released. Caesar then guides the humans to his former home where Malcolm’s family discover Caesar’s upbringing with humans. Planet of the Apes - Chernin Entertainment, File:Dawn of the Planet of the Apes - "Intense" TV Spot, Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes - Comic-Con Press Conference Part 1, Rise of the Planet of the Apes (webcomic), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Contagion, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (BOOM! From its origins in Pierre Boulle's Swiftian 1963 novel La Planète des singes to this state-of-the art 21st-century 3D-CG cinema outing, the darkly satirical Apes saga has proved both resilient and flexible. Starring With the beauty of modern cinema, we, the audience, have an opportunity to witness that. June 26, 2014 (Palace of Fine Arts)July 11, 2014 (United States) Koba and his band of followers: Grey and Stone. Starting in 2016, Hunsiker, the first known carrier of the ALZ-113 virus, spreads the infection first in France, then to Europe, then all over the world. The explosion simultaneously kills Dreyfus and his men while Malcolm narrowly manages to hide for cover. Peter CherninDylan ClarkRick JaffaAmanda Silver Caesar leads the apes on a hunting party for deer, where his adolescent son, Blue Eyes, is scarred by an attacking grizzly bear but is saved by Caesar and Koba.