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Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes Trailer and Posters Debut

20th Century Studios has released the new trailer and character posters for Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes, which will be released in theaters on May 10, 2024. The film will be available in IMAX, Dolby Cinema, 4DX, and premium screens.

Director Wes Ball breathes new life into the global epic franchise set several generations in the future following Caesar’s reign, in which apes are the dominant species living harmoniously, and humans have been reduced to living in the shadows.

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes Trailer and Posters Debut
Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes Trailer and Posters Debut

As a new tyrannical ape leader builds his empire, one young ape undertakes a harrowing journey that will cause him to question all that he has known about the past and to make choices that will define a future for apes and humans alike.

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes is directed by Wes Ball (the Maze Runner trilogy) and stars Owen Teague (IT), Freya Allan (The Witcher), Kevin Durand (Locke & Key), Peter Macon (Shameless), and William H. Macy (Fargo).

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes Trailer and Posters Debut

The screenplay is by Josh Friedman (War of the Worlds) and Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver (Avatar: The Way of Water), and Patrick Aison (Prey), based on characters created by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver.

The producers are Wes Ball, Joe Hartwick, Jr. (The Maze Runner), Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, and Jason Reed (Mulan), with Peter Chernin (the Planet of the Apes trilogy) and Jenno Topping (Ford v. Ferrari) serving as executive producers.

Steve Asbell, President of Disney’s 20th Century Studios, previously said, “‘Planet of the Apes’ is one of the most iconic and storied science fiction franchises in film history, as well as being an indelible part of our studio’s legacy.

“With ‘Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes, ‘ we are privileged to continue the series’ tradition of imaginative, thought-provoking cinema, and we can’t wait to share Wes’ extraordinary vision for this new chapter with audiences in 2024.”

Planet of the Apes is one of 20th Century Studios‘ most popular and enduring franchises, amassing more than $1.7 billion worldwide. Based on a novel by Pierre Boulle, the first film in the series was released by Twentieth Century-Fox in 1968 and went on to become one of the year’s biggest hits, winning a special Academy Award and followed by four theatrical sequels and two television series.

A remake, Planet of the Apes, directed by Tim Burton, was released in 2001. Then, a 2011 reboot, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, was followed by two sequels, 2014’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and 2017’s War for the Planet of the Apes.

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes Trailer and Posters Debut

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