Maze Runner director Wes Ball will helm a brand new Planet of the Apes film as Disney CEO Bob Iger appears in the direction of additional increasing the franchise.
The newest trilogy of movies, comprised of Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Daybreak of the Planet of the Apes and Conflict for the Planet of the Apes, drew to a detailed in 2017, and Iger is reportedly eager for one more reboot as quickly as attainable.
Following the Fox-Disney merger, this shall be the first Fox property that Disney has developed into a brand new film.
Little has thus far been revealed about the plot, whether or not it would share continuity with earlier entries in the franchise, and even embody some of the similar actors.
Ball had beforehand been engaged on an adaption of graphic novel Mouse Guard for Fox, however plans for that challenge have been shelved quickly after the merger.
In whole there have been 9 characteristic movies in the franchise since the authentic Planet of the Apes was launched to a lot fanfare in 1968, along with a 1974 tv collection and a 1975 animated collection.
Conflict for the Planet of the Apes was launched in 2017 to crucial acclaim and praised extensively for its motion-capture work. It was directed by Matt Reeves and starred Andy Serkis in the lead position.