'Apes' and Body Switchin' at the Movies This Weekend
Here's a preview of what's opening in theaters August 5, including the sci-fi prequel "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" and the body-switching comedy "The Change-Up," starring Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds.
In Theaters Now (August)
'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' (Aug. 5)
Who: James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Ligthgow, Tom Felton, Andy Serkis; directed by Rupert WyattWhat: This origin story in the "Planet of the Apes" franchise is set in present day San Francisco, where man's own experiments with genetic engineering lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy.
'The Change-Up' (Aug. 5)
Who: Jason Bateman, Ryan Reynolds, Leslie Mann, Olivia Wilde; directed by David DobkinWhat: This comedy centers around a married father (Bateman) and his womanizing best friend (Reynolds), who accidentally switches bodies.