NYCC 2017: 20th Century Fox & Weta to Bring WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES Exclusive Motion Capture Experience

Twentieth Century Fox and Weta Digital Bring an Exclusive
Motion Capture Experience to Fans at New York Comic-Con 

WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES arrives on Digital October 10 and on Blu-ray™, 4K Ultra HD™ and DVD October 24. Andy Serkis returns as Caesar in the thrilling and climatic chapter of the PLANET OF THE APES saga as Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel (Woody Harrelson). After suffering unimaginable losses, Caesar resolves to avenge his kind, pitting him against the Colonel for a final showdown that will determine the future of the planet!

At this year’s New York Comic Con (NYCC), Twentieth Century Fox and Weta are bringing fans a motion capture experience like no other!

WHAT:             War for the Planet of the Apes
                        Exclusive Motion Capture Experience at New York Comic-Con

WHEN:             October 5-7 | 10:00AM – 6:30PM ET
                         October 8 | 10:00AM – 4:30PM ET

WHERE:          New York Comic-Con Booth #102

                         Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Lobby Level ~ 655 West 34th Street

WHO:               Special appearances by Actors Terry Notary (“Rocket”) and Karin Konoval (“Maurice”)


Visit Booth #102, for a chance to join Caesar’s Army in several ways including:

  • “Bad Ape Chase” Weta Digital Motion Capture Experience

For the first time ever, fans at New York Comic-Con will have the opportunity to experience Weta Digital’s state-of-the-art Mo-Cap technology to immerse themselves into the world of Apes. Fans will be fitted into partial Mo-Cap suits, mount a horse simulator and be mapped into their own version of the film’s “Bad Ape Chase” scene.

  • Caesar & Maurice Photo Ops

Swing by Booth #102 for a photo with the life-like Caesar and Maurice busts that were used on-set during the filming of War for the Planet of the Apes.

  • Join Caesar’s Army

Fans will get the opportunity to use arm extensions like the ones used by the Mo-Cap stunt performers and train in the basics of ape-like movements. The demonstration and tutorial will be hosted by Terry Notary (“Rocket”) and Karin Konoval (“Maurice”) and fans will be picked at random to participate.

WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES Arrives on Digital October 10 and Blu-ray™, DVD and 4K Ultra HD™ on October 24. The complete PLANET OF THE APES TRILOGY Set also arrives on October 24.







*** info courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

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