Today: Rise of the Apes Live Chat!

WETA Digital will host a special livestream chat to discuss the making of Rise of the Planet of the Apes today, Wednesday, April 13 at 5:30PM ET/2:30PM PT. Live from WETA’s headquarters in Wellington, New Zealand. WETA’s Joe Letteri and Dan Lemmon will give viewers an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at their work on the film, a reality-based cautionary tale that blends science fiction and science-fact. Fans can participate in this exciting event by tuning into

A five-second preview of WETA’s work on Rise of the Planet of the Apes is
available on the film’s official Facebook page:

Rise of the Planet of the Apes stars James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Tom Felton, David
Oyelowo and Andy Serkis as Caesar. Peter Chernin and Dylan Clark are
producing for Chernin Entertainment under its pact with Fox. Rupert Wyatt
is directing from a screenplay by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver, who are also

Rise of the Planet of the Apes opens in theaters everywhere August 5, 2011.

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