Movie: Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Release Date: August 5, 2011
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Director: Rupert Wyatt
Screenwriter: Amanda Silver, Rick Jaffa
Starring: James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Tom Felton, David Oyelowo, Andy Serkis
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Summary: A single act of both compassion and arrogance leads to a war unlike any other — and to the “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.” The Oscar-winning visual effects team that brought to life the worlds of “Avatar” and “Lord of the Rings” is breaking new ground, creating a CGI ape that delivers a dramatic performance of unprecedented emotion and intelligence, and epic battles on which rest the upended destinies of man and primate.