Motion Capture and Creation of the Apes – Weta Digital

Actor Andy Serkis is known for his motion capture roles in film.  His most recognisable work has been as Gollum / Smeagol in both “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy and “The Hobbit.”


When “The Dawn of The Planet of the Apes” comes out this July, Serkis will reprise his role of Caesar the ape he played in the 2011 film.

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X-Men: Days Of Future Past TV Spot Reveals A Beast Transformation And Toad’s Wicked Tongue

While it’s still not exactly clear how James McAvoy’s Professor X is walking around in the previews for X-Men: Days of Future Past, at the very least we now get to see why Nicholas Hoult’s Beast is walking around looking normal instead of blue and fuzzy like in the end of X-Men: First Class. This new TV spot for the upcoming Continue reading

20th Century Fox Previews 20 Minutes of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

The Darryl F. Zanuck theater on the 20th Century Fox Lot was host this past Wednesday to a special sneak preview of director Matt Reeves’ Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, hosted by Caesar himself, Andy Serkis. Below, you can check out our account of the 20 minutes of footage screened and then sure to check back in the next few days for exclusive WonderCon interviews with the film’s cast and crew!

Please be aware that the following scene descriptions contain minor spoilers for the July 11 release.
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