War for the Planet of the Apes is a sci-fi film planned to be released in the middle of summer this year. That’s an American action film created under the direction of Matt Reeves. Mark Bomback and Reeves created the script together. This project is a continuation of the story started in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in 2014. That’s the third part of the reboot series (and it looks like it won’t be the last one). The cast includes Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn and Judy Greer. Principal photography and filming started on the 14th of October 2015. War for the Planet of the Apes release date is already available. Read further to know more.
It was hinted, that the release of the film will be followed by a video game and the creators of the film now deal with motion capture for the game.
The events of the upcoming film will follow the events of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Caesar, the central character in the plotline, followed by the apes supporting him, fight against humans. The army of apes experiences numerous losses. Dark instincts wake up in Caesar and he does his best to stop it. Caesar faces the leader of the army of humans known as the Colonel. The fate of Apes and Humans will fully depend on the results of this war.
The filming and the photography were initiated on the 14th of October 2015. It took place in Lower Mainland of Vancouver. The temporary working title for the project was Hidden Fortress. The filming was planned to wrap up in the end of March of 2016.
On the 17th of October 2015 there was an official confirmation about the creation of the OST. Michael Giacchino was invited to compose the soundtrack for Dawn and he’s invited to create it for War for the Planet of the Apes.
In one of the interviews for MTV channel in the middle of November of 2014, Andy Serkis was asked about possible releases of more parts in the franchise. He was not certain, but he answered that he was not sure about the amount of sequels he was going to create. Maybe three, maybe four, maybe five. He said that the journey he has started is not over yet. Moreover, in October of 2016, he said that he had the fourth part of the Planet of the Apes series in plans.
War for the Planet of the Apes Release Date
The initial release date was the 29th of July 2016. In January of 2015, Fox pushed the date to the 14th of July 2017.