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'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' to conquer box office
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' to conquer box office

Highly evolved primates are set to unseat Optimus Prime and the Autobots at the top of the box-office charts this weekend. "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," the 3D sequel to 2011's "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," should easily earn its place as the top-grossing movie at cinemas this weekend, continuing the strong draw for the rebooted franchise.  Thanks to strong reviews, positive word of mouth and fondness for its predecessor, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" could gross $65 million in ticket sales in the United States and Canada through Sunday, according to those who have seen pre-release audience surveys. The film's distributor 20th Century Fox is projecting a more conservative...

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