Keri Russell – star of FX’s The Americans and Dark Skies – has taken a role in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. She’ll join Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Andy Serkis and Kodi-Smit McPhee.
Set 15 years after the events of Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Dawn finds most of humanity wiped out and the intelligent apes ruling over the world. Part of the film’s focus is said to be on a small group of San Francisco-based scientists that are forming a resistance against the apes and part follows Serkis’ Caesar as he, like his namesake, tries to maintain order and power within his new civilization.
The film is slated for a May 23, 2014.
Mark Bomback penned the script…