- DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES
ComingSoon.net has learned that Matt Reeves will be taking over the Dawon of the Planet of the Apes as Rupert Wyatt has left the franchise.
|Matt Reeves to direct Planet of the Apes follow up|
Reeves' credits include Cloverfield and Let Me In. He also co-created the TV series "Felicity."
The first film, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, was directed by Rupert Wyatt and earned an impressive $481.8 million worldwide on a budget of $93 million. The first film starred James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Tom Felton, David Oyelowo and Andy Serkis.
The studio previously set a M 2014 release for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Scott Z. Burns, Amanda Silver and Rick Jaffa are providing the screenplay.