PIX11's Lisa Mateo spoke with the stars of the film and learns about the technology used for the apes (no actual animals appeared in the film at all except for one dog!)
A single act of both compassion and arrogance leads to a war unlike any other -- and to the"Rise of the Planet of the Apes."
The Oscar-winning visual effects team that brought to life the worlds of "Avatar" and "Lord of the Rings" is breaking new ground, creating a CGI ape that delivers a dramatic performance of unprecedented emotion and intelligence, and epic battles on which rest the upended destinies of man and primate.
"Rise of the Planet of the Apes" hit theaters on Friday, August 5. For more information, visit http://apeswillrise.com.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times