Planet of the Apes: The Forbidden Zone  
  I'm Home?  
  Classic Apes movies, the Tim Burton Remake, and lost scenes.  
  Live-Action and animated Apes TV shows.  
  Excerpts and a list of books on the Apes  
  Sound Clips, Video Clips, and an image gallery  
  Apes articles from numerous publications.  
  A library of information about the Apes  
  Links to other Apes sites  
   
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
     

 

     
 

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One of the oldest and most complete Planet of the Ape sites on the Net. Your source for everything you want to know about the Apes – from the movies and TV series to the comics and books.

Recent Updates:

Apes 50th! A Planet Where Fans Evolved from Apes...?
Posted: September 24, 2018
Our friends at Fox have launched a wonderful new series, Planet of the Fans, celebrating Apes fandom. Each week they profile an Apes fan and talk about their favorite movie in the series, favorite characters, how PotA has impacted their lives, and why the films are so timeless.

  • Illustrator Russell M. Hossain talks Artwork and the Future of the Ape Planet
  • Actor and Make-Up Artist Brian Penikas goes Apemania!
  • Chatting Apes with Roger Alford, the Curator of the Forbidden Zone Archive
  • Building the Ultimate Apes Treasure Trove with Collector Andrew Jones

LINK: We've added a link to an excellent blog, Time Travelling on the Planet of the Apes, that attempts to unravel the many, many timelines of POTA.

LINK: We've also added a link to The Sacred Scrolls: The Planet of the Apes Wiki, a fantastic database on all material relating to the Planet of the Apes franchise.


NEW!: Planet of the Apes: Visionaries Now Available!
Posted: September 1, 2018

Experience the Planet of the Apes as it was first envisioned by Rod Serling. Based on the original script by Rod Serling and adapted by comedian and screenwriter Dana Gould (The Simpsons, Stan Against Evil), this graphic novel presents an alternate vision of the classic film. Available from Amazon and directly from BOOM! Studios.

EXTRA: Watch the full Planet of the Apes Visionaries Q & A featuring writer Dana Gould and BOOM! Studios Editor Dafna Pleban at USC Visions and Voices series. Big thanks to Skywalking Through Neverland for providing the video.

BONUS: Watch our fan-edit where we re-imagined Planet of the Apes as an episode of the Twilight Zone!


Apes 50th! Tour the Legacy Exhibit at USC
Posted: July 15, 2018
Tour the Legacy Exhibit at USC, featuring a vast collection of props, costumes, photos, posters and artwork from across all iterations of the Planet of the Apes franchise.


BOOKS: Updated with New Titles!
Posted: June 20, 2018

We've cleaned up our Books page and added some new titles!


A Panel Where Apes Evolved From Men?
Posted: March 30, 2018

We've joined the USC School of Cinematic Arts for their screening of Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) on April 11, 2018. The Forbidden Zone creator Roger Alford is appearing as one of the panelists discussing “Business of Planet of the Apes” following the film.

Update: Watch the full video of the panel (provided by Skywalking Through Neverland, of course!).


Rick Baker Q&A from USC
Posted: March 29, 2018
Watch the full video of the Amazing Rick Baker Q&A from the "Designing the Planet of the Apes" panel at USC. Big thanks to Skywalking Through Neverland for providing the video.


Q&A with Classic Planet of the Apes Actors and Make-up Artists
Posted: March 1, 2018
Watch the full video of the USC Classic Apes panel. Big thanks to Skywalking Through Neverland for providing the video.


USC Legacy Panel
Posted: February 15, 2018
Watch the full video of the USC Legacy Panel on our new 50th Anniversary Page.


Planet of the Apes Celebrates 50 Years!
Posted: January 24, 2018
This news is SO BIG, it called for an actual update! 20th Century Fox is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Planet of the Apes! Visit planetoftheapes.com for all the latest information of the year-long event.

And the best part is, Fox has teamed with the USC School of Cinematic Arts for a special exhibit, 50 Years of Planet of the Apes. In addition to "vast collection of props, costumes, photos, posters and artwork from across all iterations of the longstanding franchise," they are also hosting special screenings of the films and panel discussions. The exhibit runs from Friday, January 26th - Sunday, May 13th, 2018.


This. Means. War!
Posted: May 16, 2017
Watch the final trailer:


Exclusive Interview with Rise Screenwriters Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver!
Originally Posted: August 16, 2011
The Forbidden Zone was thrilled to have the opportunity to interview Rise of the Planet of the Apes screenwriters Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver. We talked to them just a few days after the movie opened at number one at the box office, exceeding expectations and getting great reviews.

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