Next Planet of the Apes Sequel Scheduled For 2017

by Russ Burlingame

dawn-of-the-planet-of-the-apes-after-the-creditsThe next installment of Fox's Planet of the Apes franchise will drop in 2017, the studio announced today.

The still-untitled follow-up to 2014's hit Dawn of the Planet of the Apes will be in theaters on July 14, 2017, to be exact.

The revived franchise has turned out to be one of Fox's biggest hits, with Lord of the Rings and Avengers: Age of Ultron's Andy Serkis working his motion-capture magic on a pair of movies that each grossed in the neighborhood of $200 million domestically.

There has been some speculation that Koba survived his apparently-fatal fall in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and could square off with Caesar in the next film.

By Russ Burlingame

Russ Burlingame has been covering comics and pop culture since 1999. He has written for WIZARD: THE COMICS MAGAZINE, Comic Related, Newsarama, and more before settling in for the long haul at ComicBook.com back in 2011.