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"Rise of the Planet of the Apes" (2011)

The scoop on "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" including photos, trailer, review, interviews, poster and cast list for the action drama starring James Franco, Andy Serkis and Freida Pinto.

Movie Synopsis: "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.
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Photo Gallery
James Franco, Freida Pinto, Andy Serkis as Caesar, and other apes pictures from this prequel.

First Photo
First photo from "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" featuring Andy Serkis as Caesar.

Movie Review
Does this prequel to the classic "Apes" films do the job of reviving the dead franchise?

James Franco Talks About "Rise of the Apes"
(Nov 2010) Doing the press rounds for "127 Hours", James Franco chatted a little about working on the 2011 "Apes" prequel.

Movie Trailer
Are you ready to make a monkey out of yourself? Check out this "Apes" trailer and see what you think.

James Franco Video
James Franco talks about seeing Andy Serkis performing as an ape and how his character and Serkis' character interact.

Film Poster
Andy Serkis' Caesar peeks through the lettering on the "Rise" poster.

Exclusive Tom Felton Interview
In our exclusive interview, Tom Felton talked about working around people in performance capture outfits and what sets this movie apart from other "Planet" films.

Preview Clip of the Ape Effects
Take a look at this behind the scenes clip showing how the apes were brought to life on the screen.

"Rise" Rises in June
(May 2010) This new take on the classic "Apes" series will go back to the origins of the highly evolved apes.

Tom Felton Joins "Rise of the Apes"
(July 2010) Tom Felton's going from hanging out with wizards to playing around with "Apes."

James Franco's Making a Monkey of Himself
(May 2010) James Franco won't be donning a monkey suit but he will be donning a lab coat to play a scientist in this new "Apes" film.

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