Posted on Friday, April 28th, 2017 by Jack Giroux
Matt Reeves is aiming high with War for the Planet of the Apes. He looked to such classics as Bridge on the River Kwai, Ben-Hur, and The Outlaw Josey Wales for inspiration, giving us a clear idea of where his head is at with the sequel. For The Batman director, he saw an emotional connection between his sequel and those films, so Reeves and co-writer Mark Bomback reacquainted themselves with those classics and took some notes.
Below, learn more about the War for the Planet of the Apes influences and check out a new pic from the film.