A first official plot synopsis of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the upcoming sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes, has been revealed:
“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 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.”
Want to save mankind from extinction? Support the killing of those evil conspiring monkeys! And shoot them on sight!
Anyway, Director Matt Reeves will helm the sequel. The release date of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is set for May 23, 2014.