First, we got the Rise, followed the Dawn and now it’s a War. Yes, the title of Matt Reeves‘ 2017 Planet of the Apes prequel is called ‘War of the Planet of the Apes’ … And it’s our movie of the week.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes ended with Caesar (Andy Serkis) warning that the actions in that film had started a war with the humans.
In “War for the Planet of the Apes,” the third chapter of the critically acclaimed blockbuster franchise, Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel.
After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.
War for the Planet of the Apes arrives on Friday 14 July at Ster-kinekor cinemas. Here is the trailer to get you started:
Starring: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Amiah Miller, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Director: Matt Reeves
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, thematic elements, and some disturbing images)