The development of a new Planet of the Apes it was a concrete fact. It is not a novelty. It will begin filming this year and would continue from the story presented in 2011 starring Andy Serkis Y James Franco. The director of the movie is Wes Ball (trilogy The Maze Runner). But the latest news released on the portal dead line says that to 20th Century Studios Y Disney They liked the material written for the fourth installment so much that they are now looking for a protagonist for a complete new trilogy.
The finished script could start filming this year, but Ball and his casting team are working on hiring an actor who can star in the entire saga, for which the director would have left all his other projects to focus not only in planet Of The Apes 4, but in a whole new trilogy that starts from the last mentioned.
“Sources say that 20th Century Studios and Disney are very excited about the script that was submitted last month and are now ready to search for the star of the film who will hopefully lead future installments of the new trilogy of films.” wrote the journalist from dead line about a new franchise expansion. Regarding the work of Wes Ballthey already got him a replacement for harbinger from Paramount and will be Paul Downs Colaizzo (Brittany’s career).
The call -for now- planet of the apes 4, will mean a new beginning for the franchise, but will continue to be related to the previous ones. A kind of sequel / reboot like the ones that are so fashionable in Hollywood. The last three films are: Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) and war for the planet of the apes (2017). All starring Andy Serkis.
There is also the possibility that this new batch of films want to unite those of the seventies with the recently mentioned trilogy of Rupert Wyatt Y Matt Reeves. It would be a smart move and a good excuse to continue exploiting the franchise and not feel forced into the story, but also understand the evolution that led to the 70s story.
the reboot of Planet of the Apes grossed, in its three films, more than 1.6 billion dollars total. The new adventure of César played by Andy Serkisunder the orders of Rupert Wyatt first and after Matt Reeves, It was a complete success. But with the absorption of 20th Century Studios On the part of Disney, it seems that they look favorably on continuing with the franchise after reading the script for the fourth part.
For now, planet of the apes 4would be released at the end of 2023.