New ‘Planet of the Apes’ Film Taps ‘The Maze Runner’ Director Wes Ball

Published on Dec 04, 2019

20th Century Fox is moving forward on a new Planet of the Apes movie and has tapped The Maze Runner director Wes Ball to helm it. Following Disney's acquisition of Fox earlier in the year, it was unclear what the House of Mouse would do with many of the more adult franchises it had inherited including Planet of the Apes. The sci-fi series about simians taking over the world after the downfall of many in the future has long been a championed franchise at Fox so there was never too much of a worry it couldn't be …

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Author: Allie Gemmill