Recently, Disney’s 20th Century Studios’ announced that the next instalment in the “Planet Of The Apes” franchise, will be called “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes”.
This film starts an all-new chapter in the “Planet of the Apes” saga, picking up many years after the conclusion of 2017’s “War for the Planet of the Apes.”
“Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes” will be released in 2024, and it will star Owen Teague (“It”), Freya Allen (“The Witcher”) and Peter Macon (“The Orville”).
Deadline has revealed that Kevin Durand has joined the cast of the film and is likely to be playing an Ape that could be the main villain of the movie. Kevin has previously starred in “X-Men: Origins: Wolverine”, along with the FX series, “The Strain”, plus the Netflix series, “Locke & Key” and DC’s “Swamp Thing”.
Production begins later this month under the direction of Wes Ball (“The Maze Runner” trilogy).
The screenplay is by Josh Friedman (“War of the Worlds”), Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver (“Rise of the Planet of the Apes”), and Patrick Aison (“Prey”). Joe Hartwick Jr. (“The Maze Runner” trilogy), Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver and Jason Reed (“Mulan”) are the film’s producers. Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping are the executive producers.
Many of the “Planet Of The Apes” films are available to stream on Disney+ around the world.
Are you looking forward to a new “Planet Of The Apes” film?