Director Wes Ball Reveals The Enduring Appeal Of The ‘Planet of the Apes’ Franchise

(L-R): Noa (played by Owen Teague), Soona (played by Lydia Peckham), and Anaya (played by Travis Jeffery) in 20th Century Studios’ KINGDOM OF THE PLANET OF THE APES. Photo courtesy of 20th Century Studios. © 2024 20th Century Studios. All Rights Reserved.

The Planet of the Apes franchise has captivated viewers all over the world for more than 50 years and 10 amazing films. The latest Apes film, Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes, is has received positive reviews and has been pulling large audiences to theaters.

What’s the secret behind the enduring popularity of this iconic series? Wes Ball, the director of the newest chapter, offered his insights. (Click on the media bar below to hear Wes Ball)

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes is playing in theaters.

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