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‘Planet of the Apes’ Star Andy Serkis Sets Directorial Debut With ‘The Jungle Book’

Andy Serkis Jungle Book
Getty Images/Fox

From being an ape, to leading them, to now directing them ...

Motion-capture master Andy Serkis, who famously portrayed intelligent ape Caesar in the prequel 'Planet of the Apes' movies and became Gollum for Peter Jackson's 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' trilogies, will step into the director's chair for Warner Bros.' rendition of 'The Jungle Book.'

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‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Trailer: It’s a Brave New Simian World

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Trailer
20th Century Fox

Are you ready for the dawn?

At long last, Twentieth Century Fox released the 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' trailer, previewing the next chapter in the longstanding 'Planet of the Apes' franchise. As both the rising ape population and the dwindling human race struggle for their share of the world, which will survive to claim the Earth as their own?

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‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Posters Prep for War, First Trailer to Drop December 18

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Posters Lead
Fox

The first 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' posters have premiered online, and Matt Reeves cannot wait for you to see his installment of this beloved franchise. Not only did the director reveal this new batch of one-sheets, but he also announced that the first trailer will hit the web this coming December 18.

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Comic-Con 2013: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Panel

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Comic-Con 2013
Matt Reeves

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,' the sequel to 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes,' tagged along for 20th Century Fox's Comic-Con 2013 panel on Saturday, Jul. 20 at Hall H, along with 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' and 'The Wolverine.'

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‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Reveals New Plot Details and Full Cast

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Fox

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' has finally begun filming and Fox has revealed some pretty exciting details about the eighth film in the iconic franchise. What exactly can we expect from the Matt Reeves directed film? And who is rounding out the cast? Well, read on and find out!

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‘The Hobbit’: 6 Things We Learned After Chatting With the Cast

The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey
Warner Bros.

Midtown Manhattan became Middle Earth today as the cast and crew of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' came to the Waldorf=Astoria hotel (yes, that weird equals sign is the correct way to spell it.) Film writers, bloggers and gurus were in attendance and ready to hear the well-rehe

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‘The Colbert Report’ To Do ‘The Hobbit’ Theme Week

The Colbert Report The Hobbit Week
Comedy Central / Warner Bros.

Tolkien fans around the world are preparing for the December 14 release of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' in many different ways.  Some have gone back to painstakingly watch Peter Jackson's original 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy (even if it takes place afterward), while others continue gluing their own hair to prosthetic feet in preparation for attending the release in costume.  But how is life-long Tolkien fan Stephen Colbert preparing?  With a full week of 'The Colbert Report' dedicated to the film, and spotlighting its cast as guests!  Who will be in attendance?

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Andy Serkis Will Make Directorial Debut With ‘Animal Farm’

Andy Serkis Directing Animal Farm
Tim Whitby/Getty Images

Andy Serkis has become synonymous with motion capture performance and for good reason. Just look at his resume: he was Gollum in the 'Lord of the Rings' films, the title ape himself in 'King Kong,' Caesar in 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' and 'Captain Haddock in 'The Adventures of Tin Tin.' It's probably safe to say that he knows this kind of filmmaking like the back of his hand. So it's not surprising that his directorial debut will be a motion capture project, but it's a little surprising that it will be an adaptation of George Orwell's 'Animal Farm.'

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Is ‘Tarzan 3D’ Europe’s Own ‘Avatar’?

Tarzan 3D
Constantin Films

When utilized properly, motion capture animation can be astonishing. Look at Andy Serkis in 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' or the vast majority of James Cameron's 'Avatar,' which brought the technology to exciting and intimidating new places. Which brings us to 'Tarzan 3D,' a German production that aims to bring Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic character back to the big screen using the same tech that made the Na'vi and Pandora a reality. With the first trailer here, it's time to start making direct and unfair comparisons between this film and its American counterparts.

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‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ Sequel Shooting This Summer

Rise of the Planet of the Apes
20th Century Fox

It's hard to keep track of all the great stories coming out of CinemaCon this week, but one of the coolest is the news that 20th Century Fox is gearing up for a sequel to 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes.' One of last year's most pleasant surprises, the film was both a critical and commercial success, and Fox is saying that they want to start shooting this summer.

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