‘Planet of the Apes’ Prequel Gains New Title and Start Date

Production Weekly reports that 20th Century Fox has opened production offices at Mammoth Studios in Burnaby, BC with a planned July start for Planet of the Apes: Caesar, the forthcoming prequel to the Tim Burton directed remake that will be helmed by Rupert Wyatt (The Escapist). The script’s by Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver. No other details were available, but the title “Caesar” does provide some clues: “Milo, better known as Caesar, is the son of talking chimpanzees Cornelius and Zira, in the Planet of the Apes movie series. He is the leader (and chief instigator) of the ape revolution in the fourth entry, Conquest of the Planet of the Apes, and the ruler of Ape City in the fifth and final film, Battle for the Planet of the Apes.” – Wiki.