The 20th Century Fox motion picture is 'inspired' by the backstory of the 1963 novel "Planet of the Apes" by author Pierre Boulle.
Directed by Rupert Wyatt, "Rise" is intended to be a foundation origin story for a new movie franchise series.
Premise of "Rise" is similar to the fourth film in the original Fox "POTA" series, "Conquest of the Planet of the Apes" (1972).
"Rise" cast includes James Franco, Freida Pinto, Andy Serkis, John Lithgow, Chelah Horsdal,Brian Cox, Tom Felton, David Oyelowo, Tyler Labine, David Hewlett and Jamie Harris.
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