The Rise of the Planet of the Apes sequel has been given a title and release date. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes will arrive in cinemas on May 23, 2014, 20th Century Fox has revealed.

The film recently hired Contagion writer Scott Z Burns to work on a new draft of the script, which charts the continued ascension of the primates. The first draft was penned by Amanda Silver and Rick Jaffa. Andy Serkis, who played Caesar in the first film, has signed on for the sequel. Director Rupert Wyatt is also expected to return.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is scheduled to go into production before the end of summer 2012. The film's release date was announced alongside Independence Day 3D and a Walking with Dinosaurs movie - which will arrive in 2013 - and the X-Men: First Class sequel, which is scheduled for release on July 18, 2014.

沪江娱乐快讯:《猩球崛起》(The Rise of the Planet of the Apes)续集上映时间已经敲定。据20世纪福克斯影视公司透露,《猩球崛起2》(Dawn of the Planet of the Apes)将于美国时间2014年5月23日上映。

剧组近日聘请了《传染病》编剧斯科特·Z·伯恩斯撰写剧本,续集将继续着眼于灵长类生物的崛起。第一部电影剧本是由阿曼达·西尔弗和里克·杰法撰写的。饰演猩猩凯撒(Caesar)的安迪·瑟金斯(Andy Serkis)已确定回归续集,导演鲁伯特·瓦耶特(Rupert Wyatt)也有望再次执导。《猩球崛起2》有望于今夏末开始制作。

20世纪福克斯影视公司还公布了另外几部影片的上映日期。3D版《独立日》( Independence Day 3D)将于2013年7月3日上映,电影版《与恐龙同行》(a Walking with Dinosaurs)将于2013年12月20日上映。《X战警:第一代》(X-Men: First Class)续集将于2014年7月18日上映。