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Apes sequel gets a name and release date

June 1st, 2012 by bash Comments

A sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes has been confirmed with a release date of May 2014 – and it’s called Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

Rupert Wyatt, who directed the original, will return with Scott Z. Burns, Amanda Silver and Rick Jaffa providing the screenplay.

The studio has also confirmed that July 18, 2014 is the release date for their untitled X-Men: First Class sequel.

Shooting is likely to take place in January 2013 to avoid scheduling conflicts with star Jennifer Lawrence, who will soon be shooting The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. She’s expected to reprise her role of Mystique alongside James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, January Jones, Nicholas Hoult, Caleb Landry Jones and Lucas Till.

Director Matthew Vaughn will return to direct the sequel.

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