Category Archives: Planet of the Apes

TRAILER: WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES Battle Between Caesar (Andy Serkis) & the Colonel (Woody Harrelson) in Vancouver

I did not start this War. — Caesar. War For The Planet of the Apes — the third instalment of the rebooted billion-dollar Planet of the Apes franchise starring motion-captured Andy Serkis as Ape leader Caesar– dropped its trailer today. We first met Caesar as a genetically-enhanced baby chimp living in San Francisco with humans [...]

NYCC: WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES Teaser at New York Comic Con With Andy Serkis as Older Caesar

‘The third instalment of the rebooted billion-dollar Planet of the Apes franchise — starring motion-captured Andy Serkis as Ape leader Caesar– started filming in metro Vancouver last Fall and wrapped early this year. We first met Caesar as a genetically-enhanced baby chimp living in San Francisco with humans until he is captured and placed in [...]

OSCARS: Four Vancouver Key Grips Awarded Technical Achievement Academy Award Last Night for Inflatable Green Screens

Green air walls surround crashed Enterprise set for Star Trek: Beyond on Vancouver’s Kent Hangar field last year. The film industry’s Bouncy Castle? That’s what one of the Vancouver key grips who invented it, jokingly calls their creation. But it’s much bigger than that. Last night David McIntosh, Steve Smith, Mike Branham and Mike Kirilenko [...]

SHOOT: WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES Big SPFX Explosions of A Train Oil Tanker at South Richmond Set

1st Due Media video. It looks like War for the Planet of the Apes set off its huge SPFX explosion of a train oil tanker on its south Richmond set Tuesday. Part of the Great Ape Escape? Tower Rock Armoury. Fight. Weakness. Perish. Filming at its Ape prison set on Monday night before the SPFX [...]

CONTEST: WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES Contest Winner Roxanne With Andy Serkis on Richmond Set

On set w/ #WarForTheApes contest winner Roxanne! Amazing audition video – wait until you see her on the big screen! pic.twitter.com/T3Giez901Z — Andy Serkis (@andyserkis) January 15, 2016 Stand with Caesar. War for the Planet of the Apes contest winner Roxanne filmed her role at the big Apes prison set this week with motion-capture star [...]

BIG-BUDGET: WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES Sets Up Train Oil Tanker Explosion in Richmond as Unit Films in Alberta

War For the Planet of the Apes began setting up today for the big train oil tanker explosion on its set in south Richmond. Meanwhile, a unit is in Kananaskis, Alberta, filming for a week. ‘The third instalment of the rebooted billion-dollar Planet of the Apes franchise — starring motion-captured Andy Serkis as Ape leader Caesar– [...]

SHOOT: WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES Films at Richmond Prison Set

War for the Planet of the Apes resumed filming on its massive Ape prison set in south Richmond this week. Not much of the set could be seen yesterday except for the guard walkway. Check out the gigantic technocrane. Related: Great Ape Escape? War For The Planet of the Apes Richmond Set. Motion-capture apes arrive [...]

BIG-BUDGET: The Great Ape Escape at WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES Prison Set in Richmond

Is it time for the Great Ape Escape at the Prison set built for War for the Planet of the Apes in south Richmond? Filming resumes this week with some daytime shoots at the Tower Rock Armoury used as the Ape prison. And later there will be  a simulated battle that culminates in a massive [...]

WINTER 2016: FIFTY SHADES DARKER Filming, DEADPOOL in Theatres, LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, LUCIFER, SECOND CHANCE, THE MAGICIANS Premieres

Updated with revised dates. January 4th week. Filming hiatus ends and production resumes for War For the Planet of the Apes, Birth of the Dragon,  Supernatural, Once Upon a Time, Arrow, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Bates Motel, The 100,  iZombie, Second Chance, Lucifer (in Los Angeles for first few days for inserts) and [...]

HIATUS: Christmas Filming Hiatus for ARROW, BATES MOTEL, THE FLASH, MOTIVE, ONCE UPON A TIME, SUPERNATURAL & More

Revised dates in bold. 2 WEEK HOLIDAY HIATUS FROM FILMING IN VANCOUVER: The 100 – December 17 to January 4. Arrow – December 19 to January 4. Bates Motel – December 19 to January 4. Birth of the Dragon – December 19 to January 4. DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – December 19 to January 4. [...]

CONTEST: Do You Have What it Takes to Stand With Caesar? Win A Role On WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES In Vancouver

A War is Coming. Between Apes and Humans. Do you have what it takes to stand with Caesar? War For the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves and motion-capture star Andy Serkis announced the contest on tonight’s The Walking Dead. Simply submit a 30-second video of yourself doing your best ape to win a [...]