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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

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    Kodi Smit-McPhee Reunites With Matt Reeves For 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes'

    In a season that saw big, expected hits like "Cowboys & Aliens" and "Green Lantern" fumble hard, 20th Century Fox's "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" was the surprise summer hit of 2011. Released in early August, many weren't expecting a lot from the film (especially critics) given its motley crew ca...

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    'Zero Dark Thirty' Breakout Jason Clarke Joins 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes'

    Ok, Fox, you have our attention. We weren't especially looking forward to "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" in the run up to its release, which meant that, by the time it landed, it was a very pleasant surprise; one of the most enjoyable and emotionally potent blockbusters in years, with an astonishi...

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    Exclusive: 'Side Effects' Writer Scott Z. Burns Talks His 'Full Metal Jacket' Version Of 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes'

    One of the big surprises of the summer of 2011 was just how damn good Rupert Wyatt's "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" was. There wasn't a whole lot of buzz about the movie beforehand, aside from what seemed like an incredibly-truncated production schedule for a movie that was so grand in scope and s...

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    Sad Monkey News: James Franco Says He Likely Won't Cameo In 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes'

    Sad trombone face. James Franco, the star of "Rise Of The Planets Of The Apes" (aside from the chimpanzee Cesar of course), was all set to do a cameo in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes." The rub is that the original director Rupert Wyatt bowed out (Matt Reeves is now directing it...

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    'Live Free Or Die Hard' & 'Total Recall' Writer Mark Bomback Tackling Matt Reeves' 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes'

    Even though they apparently had a script from Amanda Silver and Rick Jaffa that they liked, once a new director boards a project, tweaks happen, and so that's what's going on with "Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes." Surviving a brief scare after Rupert Wyatt bailed, Matt Re...

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    Matt Reeves Will Direct 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes'

    While he spent his time since "Let Me In" amassing a number of potential projects including the sci-fi "8 O'Clock In The Morning," the Frankenstein feature "This Dark Endeavor," and the vampire flick "The Passage" -- not to mention he has his dream project...

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    Fox Director Shortlist For 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' Both Predictable & Surprising

    With Rupert Wyatt bailing on the director's chair just over a week ago, 20th Century Fox now have a vacany to fill for "Dawn Of The Planet The Apes" and it's one they want to move on fast as a release date is on the horizon. So here comes the shortlist and it's both predictable...

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    Rupert Wyatt May Step Down From Directing 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes'

    It looks like it's shaping up to be an interesting week around the Fox lot. On the weekend, honcho Tom Rothman shocked most folks by announcing he was going to be out at by the end of year, and now one of the studio's rising talents may be packing his bags as well. Rupert Wyatt is looking at...

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    'X-Men: First Class' & 'Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes' Sequels Set For Summer 2014; 'Independence Day 3D' Hits July 3, 2013

    Ironically, some of us were just having this conversation this morning. Would 20th Century Fox rush its "X-Men: First Class" sequel into production like they did in 2010 for its 2011 release (there was about an eight-month window to shoot and edit the picture and the film suffered bec...

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