Matt Reeves to direct next 'Planet of the Apes' flick

Jan. 8, 2014 at 12:04 PM
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LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Hollywood's 20th Century Fox has hired director Matt Reeves to helm a second "Planet of the Apes" picture, Variety reported Wednesday.

Reeves directed the upcoming "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" and will return to helm the as-yet-untitled third installment in the re-booted franchise, as well, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said.

The movies are sequels to the 2011 hit, "Rise of the Planet of the Apes."

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