‘Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes’: Everything We Know So Far
The 1968 film adaptation of Pierre Boulle’s 1963 book La Planète des singes (also known as Planet of the Apes or Monkey Planet) was a critical and economic triumph, and it sparked a wave of follow-ups, spinoffs, and derivative works that tackled Cold War, racial, and animal rights themes.After six films in the Planet of the Apes series from 1968 to 2001, a reboot series was announced that reimagined the tale of the chimpanzee Caesar.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes, the first installment in the reboot series, was released in 2011.
The film was followed by Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) and War for the Planet of the Apes (2017).
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