Did anyone believe that the saga of Planet of the Apes was it extinct? Well, not at all. 20th Century Studios, owned by Disney, prepare more deliveries and as for the next sequel we have succulent news. Official title is confirmed and it will be that of Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes (The Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes) and, as confirmed dead linehas signed to embody the main protagonist (human) to freya allanknown for playing Ciri in The Witcher.
The same media already reported in August that they had hired Owen Teague for, replacing Andy Serkis and his César, to bring to life through the technique of capturing movements in CGI who would be the new leader of the primatessince the action would take place many years after the events of War for the Planet of the Apes.
The new installment will lead Wes Ballfrom the trilogy of the maze runner and with extensive experience in the field of visual effects and art direction. And as for Owen Teague, we have been able to see him in the series Bloodlines or in the adaptation of Item by Stephen King directed by Andy Muschietti.
Among the novelties, it has also been announced that 20th Century Fox will get down to work with the production very soon, next October, and as an extra bonus A first image of the artistic concept has been released.
Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle and its novel involution plot, the first of the films, the 1968 one starring charlton heston, was quite a phenomenon and is still a reference title of science fiction. In addition to several series in real action, telefilms and animated series, spawned four more sequelsuntil 1973 with Battle for the Planet of the Apes.
The attempt to revive the 2001 franchise with Tim Burton It failed, not in terms of the box office, but because of the poor ratings it received, advising against continuing down the path started by the director of Burbank. So the real reset came ten years later with The origin of the Planet of the Apes of Rupert Wyattwhich would be followed Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) and the cited War for the Planet of the Apesboth run by Matt Reevesforming a new trilogy that, seen what was seen, did not end there.
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Official title, protagonists and first image of the new installment of ‘Planet of the Apes’