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Kingdom Of The Planet Of The Apes Gets Summer 2024 Release Date

The summer of 2024 is starting to take shape as Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes will hit theaters over that year’s Memorial Day weekend.


20th Century Studios has begun Kingdom of the Planet of the Monkeys for a summer 2024 release date. The Planet of the Apes series is one of the most iconic movie franchises of all time, with the original 1968 film being a landmark film. The franchise saw a resurgence with the Caesar trilogy which included 2011’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes2014’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apesand closed with 2017’s War for the Planet of the Apes.


The new series was both a trusted box office performer as well as a favorite among critics and audiences. In February 2020, it was announced that Wes Ball has a new Planet of the Apes film set after the events of War for the Planet of the Apeswhich was recently revealed to be the title Kingdom of the Planet of the Monkeys. The film has begun to gather an impressive cast, including Owen Teague (It), Freya Allan (The Witcher), Eka Darville (Jessica Jones), and Peter Macon (The Orville) with filming having recently begun in Australia.

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Disney, the parent company of 20th Century Studios, has Kingdom of the Planet of the Monkeys for a Memorial Day weekend release. Disney and 20th Century Studios are planned Kingdom of the Planet of the Monkeys to open in theaters on May 24, 2024. This is in contrast to Disney’s treatment of other 20th-century franchises such as Predator, Home aloneand Ice Age who had sent new submissions to streaming. Currently, the only other movie slated for a Memorial Day weekend release is Sony’s Garfield movie starring Chris Pratt.


Summer 2024 is starting to take shape

Kingdom of the Planet of the Monkeys plotting Memorial Day weekend helps cement the lineup of movies coming out in 2024. Kingdom of the Planet of the Monkeys opens three weeks after Marvel Studios’ Captain America: New World Order and a week after Warner Bros. Mad Max: Fury Road precursor furiosa. Other big summer movies in 2024 include a new karate kid, Inside Out 2, Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part 2, Terrible Me 3, Mufasa: The Lion Kingand Lightning strikes. All of these release dates are subject to change, and as more movies are added, some could head into the holiday season or back to 2025.

Disney seems to have a lot of faith in Kingdom of the Planet of the Monkeys to give it the coveted Memorial Day weekend release date. While Disney’s 2022 Memorial Day Weekend Release The Bob’s Burgers movie didn’t light the box office the studio hopes to go big in 2023 with the live-action remake of The little Mermaid. By the time Kingdom of the Planet of the Monkeys opens in theaters it will be seven years since the last film, and Disney hopes the franchise hasn’t lost its box office momentum.

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