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Planet of the Apes 4: the 8 actors behind the apes in the film

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May13,2024

Just released in cinemas,Planet of the Apes: The New Kingdom is being hailed for quality of its special effects and the use of motion capture, which made it possible to model monkeys more credible than ever, thanks to the faces of their actors and actresses.

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Planet of the Apes, the revival of the franchise

The Planet of the Apes franchisethrough ages. Initially, a novel by Frenchman Pierre Boulle published in 1963, then a first series of films between 1968 and 1973, before the failure of Tim Burton in 2001. The 2011 trilogy ensured It put the license back on track with its remarkable special effects for the time (and the performance of Andy Serkis in the role of Caesar) which took part in the film's success. to the success of the three films. 

Seven years later, director Wes Ball tackles Planet of the Apes: The New Kingdom. The film located Several generations after the reign of Caesar sets out his story while the apes have definitively taken power, dominating humans, as for the apes. they regressed to the wild.

The monkeys are more credible than ever thanks to motion capture

Released on May 8 in cinemas, the film seems to be riding on the success of the previous trilogy, at least if we are to believe the critics. The strength of the franchise's 10th feature film is its photorealism and the quality of the film. of its CGI. The post-apocalyptic universe is successful, and the monkeys are more realistic than ever.To bring life to life his primates, director Wes Ball used motion capture technology.

Lead actor Owen Teague said à Variety having followed six weeks “monkey school”,in order to make his transformation into a primate as credible as possible. He and the rest of the film's cast worked together to create the film. with a motion capture expert and were equipped with extensions manufactured at the same time. They can use sawn-off crutches to help them get back on track. move like primates.

Planet of the Apes 4: the 8 actors who hide behind the apes in the film

«They are very “They're economical in their travel,”said Teague. “You never see them sit down and then move around to start playing. comfortable. They position themselves in exactly the right place and stay there. They are so physically imposing. Humans are still moving their feet and doing things with their hands. »

This motion capture technique has made it possible to create unique characters with more human features than ever before. Which is all the more obvious when we superimpose the faces of the actors and actresses with their characters.

Owen Teague – Noa

Planet of the Apes 4: the 8 actors who hide behind the apes in the film

Kevin Durand – Proximus César< /h2>

Planet of the Apes 4: the 8 actors who hide behind the apes in the film

Peter Macon – Raka

Planet of the Apes 4: the 8 actors hiding behind the apes of the film

Travis Jeffery – Anaya

Planet of the Apes 4: the 8 actors who hide behind the apes in the film

Lydia Peckham – Soona

Planet of the Apes 4: the 8 actors who hide behind the apes in the film

Neil Sandilands – Koro

Planet of the Apes 4: the 8 actors who hide behind the apes of the film

Planet of the Apes 4: the 8 actors who hide behind the apes in the film

Eka Darville – Silva

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We're waiting to see the first figures forPlanet of the Apes: The New Kingdom at the end of its first weekend of operation. A decisive weekend for the rest of the franchise. Because behind it, the creators have already considered a whole series of films to make it profitable.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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