WATCH: 20th Century Studios Releases First ‘Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes’ Trailer
Director Wes Ball is set to breathe new life into the Planet of the Apes franchise with the release of Kingdom of Planet of the Apes.
The new entry into the franchise is set several generations following Caesar’s reign, in a place where apes are the dominant species living harmoniously and humans now live in the shadows.
As a new ape tyrant named Proximus Caesar ascends to the throne, he quickly enslaves the other clans in search of the last traces of secret human technology.
Meanwhile, a young ape named Mae sets out on a harrowing journey. Eventually, he begins to question everything he knows about the past.
Eventually, he will have to make a series of choices that will define a future for apes and humans alike.
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Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes will star Owen Teague, Freya Allan, Kevin Durand, Peter Macon, and William H. Macy.
The screenplay was written by Josh Friedman, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, and Patrick Aison. The series is based on characters created by Jaffa and Silver.
The film will be the first Planet of the Apes film released since 2017’s War for the Planet of the Apes.
Planet of the Apes was originally rebooted in 2011 with Rise of the Planet of the Apes. The first entry was followed by Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in 2014.
Watch the Trailer
While the film is not set to be released until May 24, 2024, 20th Century Studios has released the first trailer for the film.
In the clip, viewers get a glimpse of Noa as he meets Mae, a young feral woman, and begins to question everything he thought he knew. If you haven’t seen the clip yet, watch it now.
Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes will hit theaters on May 24, 2024.