Timeline of the Planet of the Apes is a tribute and a testament to the characters, visions and imaginations of Pierre Boulle, Rod Serling, Michael Wilson, Paul Dehn and all the other writers who followed in their footsteps to help create the vast totality that is the Planet of the Apes series. Rich Handley's massive tome is a remarkably entertaining, enlightening and exhaustive introduction to.
Spoiler warning This article gives away the plots; The astonishing ending of Planet of the Apes (1968), with Charlton Heston screaming in despair as the camera lingers on the shattered remains of the Statue of Liberty, is unremitting in its bleakness. And even watching it 50 years later, we can hardly rest easy. Premiering on 8 February 1968 before US release in April (the same week as that.
The sole survivor of an interplanetary rescue mission searches for the only survivor of the previous expedition. He discovers a planet ruled by apes and an underground city run by telepathic humans.
Spanning five decades, nine movies, two TV series, hundreds of comics, and a headscratcher of a timeline, Planet of the Apes became the rebel child of mainstream sci-fi, each new chapter defining.
The Planet of the Apes has been awing generations for nearly 50 years now. This shocking film reverses the dominate roll that humans currently play on planet earth, giving all of the power to our primate cousins. Many people remember the final scene in the 1968 movie where George Taylor looks on at a buried statue of liberty and realizes that civilization is doomed. Ever since that dramatic.
So, I've only seen the original POTA, the dodgy Mark Whalberg Remake (I don't remember those two all that well), Rise and Dawn. I was a bit.
In the original Planet of the Apes, humans have become an entirely mute species and due to the fact that the film is set thousands of years in the future, many would speculate that this muteness would take hundreds of years to develop. However, it may be the case that this actually developed much earlier than expected or, more specifically, within a generation from the humans in Dawn. Dawn of.
Rich Handley's Timeline of the Planet of the Apes contains the following note: Ty Templeton, author of Revolution on the Planet of the Apes, had intended, in his initial concept for that title, to explore how Thade changed Earth's history. Fox, however, opted to keep the two Apes incarnations separate. Ian Edgington and Ben Abnett had also planned to reveal Thade's fate in an unpublished.