The history of Rise of the Apes
, the Planet of the Apes
prequel to be directed by The Escapist
's Rupert Wyatt
, goes back a few years. It was set in motion at Fox by Scott Frank, who developed a script called Caesar
, which was intended as "a hard science fiction film about humans that use science to create hyper-intelligent chimpanzees." Obviously, the primary super-chimp created in the story is Caesar, and that creature sets ...