It’ll be interesting to see how far 20th Century Fox takes the newly rebooted Planet of the Apes series. Not in a “how many films will there be” kind of way, we all know they’ll keep going until one flops horrendously, then begrudgingly decide to only make two or three more, more “what gaps from the originals are they going to fill in/reinvent”. Well, Hollywood is as Hollywood does, and in the first proper trailer for the sequel we’re starting to get a flavour for how things will be moving along. Action, essentially, lots and lots of action.
POTA has gone all Lord of the Rings on our asses and we have to admit that seeing hordes of horseback-riding monkeys, pissed off at generations of being forced to bang tambourines together charging towards what we can only assume is the annihilation of the human race. We have guns, but the primates have significant numbers, probably the element of surprise, and the fact that Hollywood is unlikely to risk the wrath of animal rights campaigners by glorifying the needless slaughter of thousands of chimps. Give it your best shot, Bobo.