James Franco is climbing aboard 20th Century Fox's 'Planet of the Apes' prequel 'Rise of the Apes.' According to Variety, Franco will play a young, driven scientist who becomes a crucial figure in the war between humans and apes. The official Fox synopsis: Set in present day San Francisco, the film is a reality-based cautionary tale, a science fiction/science fact blend, where man's experiments with genetic engineering lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy. The film begins shooting July 5.
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