A short while ago we got a sneak peak at the first 20 minutes of Rise of the Planet of the Apes, the latest installment in the series that began back in 1968. What was remarkable about the footage we were shown was the emotional impact of it. Rise of the Planet of the Apes doesn’t just promise to be a visual masterpiece, with the highest grade of special effects available, but an engaging drama as well. Now thanks to Fox, and Comic-Con, we have a montage of clips that are just pure action.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes is an origin story in the truest sense of the term. Set in present day San Francisco, the film is a reality-based cautionary tale, a science fiction/science fact blend, where man’s own experiments with genetic engineering lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes is released on 4 August 2011 in Australia from Fox.