• Director Wes Ball confirms that Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes is the start of a new trilogy in the franchise.
  • The movie introduces a new character, Noa, a young chimpanzee who joins forces with a feral human to stop a tyrannical ape leader.
  • Ball and producer Joe Hartwick Jr. had always planned for this movie to be the first chapter in a new trilogy and are currently discussing the next story with the studio.