Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes will hit the screens on May 24, 2024. Production of the newest instalment of the franchise is now underway in Australia.
The film stars Owen Teague of It fame as the lead, with Freya Allan, best known for her role in The Witcher, alongside Peter Macon (The Orville), Eka Darville (JessicaJones), and Kevin Durand (Locke and Key). Wes Ball, who previously helmed the Maze Runner trilogy, directs the film with Josh Friedman, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, and Patrick Aison penning the film’s screenplay. Alongside writing the film’s script, Jaffa and Silver also serve as producers for the project with Joe Hartwick Jr. and JasonReed. Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping are attached as executive producers for the film.
Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes will mark the beginning of a new storyline in the franchise, set many years after the events in War For the Planet of the Apes. Plot details of the film are still kept under wraps.