We’ve seen quite a bit of news and information on “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” uh, rising in recent days. Beyond the film’s most recent title revision (it was called “Rise of the Apes” until Fox wedged a “Planet of the” back in there last week) we were gifted with the first official footage from the James Franco starring “Apes” prequel just this past Monday. It wasn’t a lot to go on, but it was still fairly cool seeing that twisted little monkey and his suspiciously shifty eyes in motion.
Tonight, we’re seeing a little bit more. Fox has released a fifteen second teaser from “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” in anticipation of the first full-length trailer’s imminent arrival — and by imminent, we mean super-late tonight / super-early tomorrow morning.
Like the extremely brief clip shown earlier this week, there’s not too much to analyze in the most recently released teaser footage. Still, it gives a sense of the scope of “Rise of the Planet.” What’s billed as an origin story certainly comes across as an ape-dominated world in the few scenes we see here, with the not-so-primitive primates running around rooftops and shouting with the reckless abandon you’d expect from these man-hating animals. Looks like Franco, Tom Felton and the rest of the “Apes” cast have their work cut out for them if they’re going to stand a chance at survival.
So make sure to check back with us tomorrow when we’ve got the longer, fuller, even more ape-tastic trailer for “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” a movie that is looking increasingly more awesome with every little tease.
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