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Judy Greer Gets Mo-Capped For Cornelia Role In ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

Coming off Carrie, Judy Greer, pictured below, will be donning a motion-capture suit to play the female chimp Cornelia in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the sequel to Twentieth Century Fox’s 2011’s hit franchise reboot Rise of the Planet of the Apes, reports Vulture.

Says the site, Cornelia was briefly introduced in the first film (where she was played by dancer Devyn Dalton) as a potential love interest to Andy Serkis’s lead ape Caesar, but the role will be expanded in the Matt Reeves–directed sequel, which has already enlisted Jason Clarke, Keri Russell, and Gary Oldman to play some of the new human characters.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, in theaters May 23, 2014, continues the story of how ultra-intelligent simian Caesar (Andy Serkis) presides over the fall of human civilization. After the apes break out of their facility, a virus breaks out that causes the collapse of human society. The new project is taking the story to the next level, with the apes on the path to emerge as society’s new rulers.



  • eagleye25

    Glad to hear. She’s awesome. Nice pic, btw 😉

  • djblack1313

    i love Judy!! i agree, she’s awesome!

  • Kenzo

    Judy is real talented, ready to see her motion capture for the first time.


    I sadly still haven’t see ‘Rise’ yet. Where the hell have I been? 😛

  • Zombie-Killa

    Judy Greer will always have a special place in my heart for Cursed! She could do a movie explaining the entire McDonlad’s menu in detail for an hour and thirty minutes, and I would still watch it! lol.

    • djblack1313

      Zombie-Killa (my twin brother!) i love CURSED!! lol. i can’t deny it. 🙂

      i can’t wait to see Judy in the CARRIE remake!

  • Aaron Emery

    Seeing her name pop up in a headline makes me smile every time! She’s wonderful!
    And Zombie-Killa, for some strange reason I kind of liked ‘Cursed’! It’s enjoyable dumb fun.

    • Zombie-Killa

      Yes! That’s why I enjoy it Aaron, and Judy Greer is just hilarious throughout the movie, especially at the end!

      • djblack1313

        if you look at her body of work here:

        her list of credits is enormous!! i love that she can do ANY genre and be flawless in it! a very underrated actress.

        • Aaron Emery

          Fern Mayo <3

        • Zombie-Killa

          UGH, I have to watch these movies at some point! I’ve seen Judy Greer in some other movies (most recently she had a bit part as a reporter in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone), but Cursed is her most memorable film for me!

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