Fox is developing a new movie from the Monkey Planet franchise. According to Deadline, the project will be directed by Wes Ball (Maze Runner). No details have been revealed about the plot, leaving it open whether it is a sequel to Planet of the Apes: The War, the latest feature in the series, or a complete reboot. Remember that Planet of the Apes is among the franchises acquired by Disney with the purchase of Fox.
Adapted from Pierre Boulle’s novel, Planet of the Apes first movie hit theaters in 1968. Due to blockbuster success, the feature film spawned four sequels and a reboot directed by Tim Burton in 2001. Ten years later, the franchise gained a new I start again with Planet of the Apes – The Origin, which won The Confrontation and The War, sequences directed by Matt Reeves and starring Andy Serkis.