FilmEdge opens its full preview site for RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, the upcoming original origin story/prequel to the classic APES film franchise. James Franco stars as Will Rodman, a genetic engineer who creates a DNA-level cure for Alzheimer’s Disease which shows surprising side effects in the apes on which he tests it. One chimpanzee Caesar (performed by KING KONG and LORD OF THE RINGS veteran Andy Serkis) demonstrates mutated evolutionary leaps in intelligence, and eventually leads a revolt against the human researchers. Get movie photos, downloads, watch HD trailers and videos and more.
RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, also starring Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Tom Felton and directed by Rupert Wyatt, opens in theaters August 5, 2011.