The battle lines are drawn and only one species will reign supreme in the brand new trailer for Matt Reeves’ War for the Planet of the Apes, which has just been released.
Here’s the synopsis:
Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.
The new trailer presents a host of gripping action and dramatic moments. Star Andy Serkis’ performance as Caesar is once again nothing short of incredible, and he’s facing some hard decisions that will determine the survival of his species.
Matched with Serkis is Woody Harrelson as the vindictive Colonel, a survivalist nutter who will do whatever is necessary to eliminate the ape population. Director Matt Reeves appears to be drawing the tension out of these two adversaries which will make for some gripping cinema.
War for the Planet of the Apes will be released on 13 July in New Zealand and Australia and on July 17 in the US and UK.