Sara Canning is joining the upcoming Planet of the Apes threequel, War of the Planet of the Apes.
Canning, of AMC's Hell on Wheels, will be joining the cast as a new ape character. The specifics of her role have not been revealed. Canning joins a returning cast of Andy Serkis, Gabriel Chavarria, and Woody Harrelson, aas well as fellow newcomer, Matt Reeves.
Matt Reeves, who directed Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, is set to return. He co-wrote the script with screenwriter Mark Bomback. Filming is expected to begin sometime soon and take place in Vancouver.
Wars of the Planet of the Apes hits theaters July 14, 2017.