brian coxScreen vet Brian Cox is in talks to play a top baddie in the upcoming 'Planet of the Apes' prequel 'Rise of the Apes.'

Cox is circling the role of a heartless primate sanctuary owner who rattles the apes' cages in the next chapter of the famous film series, reports The Wrap.

Director Rupert Wyatt has assembled an impressive cast for the 20th Century Fox sci-fi adventure flick, including John Lithgow and James Franco as father-son scientists who raise the rebellious ape Caesar, played by Peter Jackson's go-to mocap star Andy Serkis. Jackson's WETA ('The Lord of the Rings') is designing the apes.
categories Movies