Serkis's involvement makes sense; there was even brief Oscar talk surrounding his portrayal of the main character, which could continue. Deadline also reports that Fox plans on campaigning for what would be a breakthrough nomination.
There is still no official word on what the sequel would be about, though director Rupert Wyatt has toyed with the idea of a 'Full Metal Jacket'-esque storyline. "The next generation of apes, those that have come from our protagonists, perhaps going in to a conflict with humans and showing real fear, in the same way as going into war for young soldiers in this day and age, telling their story," Wyatt told Bleeding Cool.
Serkis can be seen next as Captain Haddock in 'The Adventures of Tintin' on Dec. 21.
[Photo: 20th Century Fox]
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