‘The Americans’ Actress Keri Russell Joins ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’
A ‘Felicity’ reunion is in the works, as Keri Russell, who currently stars in TV’s ‘The Americans’, has been cast in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, to be directed by ‘Felicity’ co-creator, Matt Reeves.
Russell has taken the female lead in the film, which will feature a whole new human cast with the departure of James Franco. Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke and Kodi Smit-McPhee have already signed on, with Serkis returning to the role of revolution-leader Caesar.
The film will be set 15 years after the events in the first movie, and will focus on scientists who are fighting for survival in a devastated San Francisco. The movie hits theaters on May 23rd 2014.