First Official Image of James Franco in Rise of the Apes

Here’s your first official look at James Franco in the “Planet of the Apes” remake, “Rise of the Apes”. Not sure if they’re still going to include “Caesar” in the title, though the smart move might be to ditch it. “Rise of the Apes” pretty much speaks for itself.

Not exactly the most action-packed image. And for a film that’s supposed to be set in the “near future”, that’s a pretty big honkin’ ear piece ol James is wearing.

John Lithgow, Freida Pinto, Andy Serkis, Brian Cox, Tom Felton and David Oyelowo co-stars with Franco in the Rupert Wyatt-directed film.

The apes rise again November 23, 2011.

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