‘Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes’ Reigns with Super Bowl Spot

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes met Chiefs Kingdom for a Super Bowl spot during the Kansas City Chiefs-San Francisco 49ers game.

20th Century is behind the film, which takes place hundreds of years after the events of War for the Planet of the Apes (2017). In this world, apes have become the dominant species, with humans living a nearly feral existance. It shows one ape ruler enslaving others as he seeks out ancient human technology, while a different ape works with a youhg human woman on a quest for freedom.

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Owen Teague, Freya Allan, Peter Macon, Eka Darville, Kevin Durand, William H. Macy and Dichen Lachman star in the feature, which is from director Wes Bal.

The Apes movies began life in 1968 with the Charlton Heston-led Planet of the Apes, which was loosely based on the 1963 novel from Pierre Boulle.

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes arrives May 24.

Watch the trailer below.

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