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Andy Serkis Denies He’s Playing Thanos

Andy Serkis is a very busy actor. His turn as Gollum/Smeagol in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and now the Hobbit trilogy put him on the pop culture map. He’s currently in theaters as Caesar in Dawn of the …

A Spoiler-Free First Review Of Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes – Simian The Cinema

By Patrick Dane When Rise of the Planet of the Apes came out in the summer of 2011, it was a real surprise. On paper, a prequel to Planet of the Apes is an awful idea. Not only does it …

“The Apes Are On The Rise” – New Theater Featurette For Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

We just got sent the Theater Featurette for Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes that’s being hosted by Fandango.com. In the piece director Matt Reeves and actors Jason Clarke, Keri Russell and Andy Serkis talk about the underlying specter …

Andy Serkis Appears To Be In The Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Probably

Andy Serkis has a role in The Avengers: Age of Ultron, probably, and it’s probably a motion capture role, probably. Possibly. Variety‘s reporting of this is muddy at best. Let me cut and paste exactly what they’ve run and we …

Lego Recreate The Star Wars Read-Through With Some Nice Jokes And References

One of the most seen photographs of 2014 is undoubtedly the official shot of the Star Wars: Episode VII cast and crew read through. In nerd terms, it won’t get bigger than that. But it did just get a lot …

The Bear Gets It In New Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes TV Spot

There’s a remarkable moment with a bear in this trailer for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. it not only introduces a new colour to the logistics of life on Earth in a post-virus future, it ruffles up some …

Andy Serkis Discusses Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes And Performance Capture

I’ve had an absolutely back-breaker of a schedule this week, zipping about here and there in search of… well, mainly things I can’t talk about yet. But I can tell you that I sat down for a chat with Andy …

The Official Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Announced – UPDATED

We knew something was coming tonight. Earlier, Brendon said: There has been some in-the-shadows talk that we’ll not necessarily have to wait that long But even still, it seemed like something would be saved for May 4th. It won’t be the thing …

Three New Behind The Scenes Images From Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Very little apes, a lot of behind the scenes looks at the actors all decked out in their mo-cap suits acting like apes.

Andy Serkis To Direct Warner Bros’ Jungle Book

This is certainly a much more interesting and intriguing choice than Ron Howard.

Third In New Planet Of The Apes Series Planned With Matt Reeves Already Signed To Co-Write And Direct

Reeves is going to co-write the third film with Mark Bomback, one of the writers on Dawn as well as The Wolverine.

First Trailer For Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

This looks pretty serious. That’s a good thing: humour obviously played a crucial part where it crept in along the way, but serious intent was crucial to all of the previous Ape films.

New Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Image – Oh, How Times Have Changed

Is this horse play or monkey business?

First Concept Art From Andy Serkis’ Performance Captured Animal Farm

Andy Serkis promises “a rather fresh way of looking at the story using an amalgamation of filming styles, including performance capture.”

First Images: It’s A New Dawn For Planet of the Apes

It’s expected that this new picture will see discord in the house of monkeys. I think we’re headed towards something of an “Et tu, Brute?” moment.

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Casts Judy Greer As A Chimp

All of the apes in the last film, and this one too, are motion capture creations. These characters are always going to be created via FX work. Ape shall never play ape.

I’ve Seen The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey And Want To Tell You About It

My first impressions of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

Andy Serkis Directing Motion Capture Animal Farm, Planning Adaptation Of Bone Season

Pushing motion capture forward, one literary adaptation at a time.