You’re invited to check out an exclusive live look at RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES this Wednesday, April 13, at 2:30PM PDT. Be the first to see footage from the film – including a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the apes!
WETA Digital, the Academy Award ® winning visual effects team behind films like Avatar and The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, will host a livestream event on the official Facebook fan page for Avatar (http://www.facebook.com/officialavatarmovie) from their headquarters in Wellington, New Zealand. They will give viewers an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at their work on RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, a reality-based cautionary tale that blends science fiction and science fact.
In anticipation of the event, be sure to check out a five-second preview of RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES on the film’s official Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/ApesWillRise). The livestream event includes a fan Q&A session, so post your questions to the official Apes Facebook wall for a chance to have them answered.
RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES opens in theaters everywhere August 5, 2011. In the film’s story, 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. It stars James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Tom Felton, David Oyelowo and Andy Serkis as Caesar.