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War for the Planet of the Apes team comments on Harambe

The revived Planet of the Apes franchise has centered on the relationship between mankind and apes, a connection that was explored in real-life this year after the death of Harambe, a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo. So what do War for the Planet of the Apes star Andy Serkis and director Matt Reeves think the Harambe killing and subsequent memeification of his death meant to interspecies rapport?

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Oscars 2016: Steve Carell, Kerry Washington, and more to present

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that Steve Carell, Priyanka Chopra, Quincy Jones, Byung-hun Lee, Jared Leto, Julianne Moore, Olivia Munn, Margot Robbie, Jason Segel, Andy Serkis, J.K. Simmons, Kerry Washington, and Reese Witherspoon will present awards at the upcoming Oscars ceremony.

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See exclusive new images of Maz Kanata and Supreme Leader Snoke from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Two of the most enigmatic beings in Star Wars: The Force Awakens are getting a curtain call.

With the movie poised to cross the threshold for the highest domestic gross in history, many have already laid eyes on alien barkeep Maz Kanata and the sinister Supreme Leader Snoke. But now Disney/Lucasfilm has released some new stills of the characters.

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Andy Serkis 'confirms' he's playing an evil Jar Jar Binks in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Aside from wondering if there will be Ewoks in the new Star Wars film (spoiler alert: there aren’t any), one of the biggest mysteries of The Force Awakens is the secrecy behind Supreme Leader Snoke. Andy Serkis’ motion-capture character is being kept under wraps, so much so that he hasn’t even been included in the film’s marketing campaigns.

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One fan will become a CGI ape in War for the Planet of the Apes

The director and star of War for the Planet of the Apes want you to appear in the upcoming sequel, and it will take some serious monkey business to earn that honor.

Matt Reeves and Andy Serkis, who plays Caesar in the Planet of the Apes films, teased a contest on Sunday night, in which one lucky winner will earn an on-camera role in War. The caveat to that role being that the winner’s face won’t be seen, as he or she will be playing a motion captured ape in a scene.

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Supreme Leader Snoke: Andy Serkis on the 'damaged' villain of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

For those frustrated by the lack of information about Supreme Leader Snoke, Andy Serkis feels your pain. When he started work on Star Wars: The Force Awakens as the performance-capture character, he had no idea either.

“It’s the first time I’ve been on set not yet knowing what the character’s gonna look like. I mean, talk about secrecy!” the actor says.

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