EXCLUSIVE: 20th Century Fox’s simian threequel War for the Planet of the Apes doesn’t hit theaters until July 14, but the studio is giving those at New York Comic-Con confab a sneak peek of the Matt Reeves-directed sequel. The studio is bringing Reeves, producer Dylan Clark and Caesar himself, Andy Serkis, to New York to show off an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the 2017 summer tentpole at 8:30 PM October 6 at at the Regal E-Walk Theater.
But that’s not all. The next day there will be a career conversation with Serkis, who’ll discuss his groundbreaking work in Apes followed by a fan Q&A. The event is set for 3 PM at the Theater at Madison Square Garden.
New York Comic-Con slowly has been ramping up its film-side panel presentations. Among those on the schedule for the October 6-9 confab: Universal and Legendary are bringing Zhang Yimou’s The Great Wall and Matt Damon for a Saturday presentation, and Screen Gems has its latest Underworld and Resident Evil pics headed to Manhattan.