We learned earlier that in the original script for ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes,’ Will — the scientist played by James Franco — was supposed to perish at the end of the film. That’s sad. Luckily, it didn’t happen, if only because the ending that was used in the final cut of the film works better than the original. But! It doesn’t mean such a dramatic ending needs… Continue reading Here's One Use for the Discarded 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Ending
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On Friday, a ‘Planet of the Apes’ movie will be available at a theater near you. It’s the seventh one, actually, so perhaps you’re excited already? Then again, the last one probably came out before you were born. That is, unless you count the one starring Mark Wahlberg that was released in 2001, but, alas, you don’t count that one because it was awful. This one stars James… Continue reading Does James Franco Lose an Arm During 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'? (And 24 Other Urgent Questions)
The monkeys have overrun the multiplex. Caesar the Chimp came, saw, and conquered the box office, as ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ outperformed expectations to debut with an estimated $ 54 million.
The primate prequel had been expected to premiere at No. 1, but with projected sales in the low 40s. Clearly, pundits underestimated the fan love… Continue reading Conquest of the 'Planet of the Apes': Box Office Report August 5-7
The ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the top 12 films and then check back on Monday for the final figures based on actual box office.
20th Century Fox has successfully rebooted the “Planet of the Apes” franchise as Rise of the Planet of the Apes opened in first place domestically… Continue reading Planet of the Apes Rises to $77.4 Million Worldwide