General Hospital: James Franco In Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes. (Video Update.)
Originally posted May 24, 2010:
The extremely busy James Franco (Franco) has recently become attached to yet another big movie project: the "Planet of the Apes" prequel.
Entitled "Rise of the Apes," the film is an origin story set in present day San Francisco, when after genetic engineering experiments lead to the development of intelligence in apes, a war for supremacy begins. James will play a young scientist who is integral to the war.
Filming begins on July 5 with a release date of June 24, 2011.
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In the Beginning.
Updated April 14, 2011:
Watch the trailer for the now titled “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” which will premiere August 5.