Judy Greer Set as Female Ape Lead in DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

Posted March 28, 2013 by Rick in Movie News

judy-greer-slice

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has added a new member to its cast. Directed by Matt Reeves, this film will be on the side of the apes. The film takes place about fifteen years after the events that happened in the previous movie, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes. Jason Clark and Keri Russell are already set to star as human roles in the film. Judy Greers character Cornelia, was briefly introduced in the first film as a potential love interest for Ceasar.

The cast for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes also includes Gary Oldman and Kodi Smit-McPhee, and production is heard to begin soon.  The story will go back and forth between a human colony struggling for survival and Caesar’s attempt to maintain dominance over his new kingdom.  The 20th Century Fox film is slated to open on May 23, 2014.