First Glimpse: “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes” Trailer Takes Fans into the Future

Director Wes Ball is taking the “Planet of the Apes” franchise to new heights with “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes,” the highly anticipated fourth installment of the rebooted franchise. The film is set generations into the future, where apes have become the dominant species and humans live in the shadows.

The first trailer introduces us to a world of conflict and a new tyrannical ape leader who aims to expand his empire. The story follows a young ape on a harrowing journey, causing him to question the past and make decisions that will shape the future for both apes and humans.

Scheduled for release on May 24, 2024, this film continues the narrative from the 2017 “War for the Planet of the Apes.”

[20th Century Studios]