Planet Of The Apes headliner Andy Serkis has been widely regarded for nearly 2 decades as the master of motion capture performance. And in this brand new video from 20th Century Fox – we see the amazing work of the British actor first hand. As he gradually transforms into the ape saviour Caesar, in the latest look at War For The Planet Of The Apes. Due for release July 11th in the UK.
The rebooted Apes franchise has been championed for its stunning visual effects and refreshing take on its film predecessors – with Serkis’ brilliant portrayal of Caesar surpassing far beyond expectation. The 3rd outing, directed by the returning Matt Reeves, is certainly looking to knock any remaining expectations out of the park.
This brief, but extremely intimate and close look at Serkis/Caesar can viewed below. As the ape delivers his hopes for a better world of tolerance, freedom and justice for all.
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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.