WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES is an upcoming 2017 science fiction film directed by Matt Reeves (Cloverfield, Let Me In, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) and written by Mark Bomback (Live Free or Die Hard, The Wolverine) and Reeves. It is a sequel to the 2014 film Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and a third installment in the Planet of the Apes reboot series. The film stars Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Judy Greer, Karin Konoval, Amiah Miller, and Terry Notary.
In the film, Caesar (Serkis) 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.
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