He directed this year's "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes"
The flick hits theaters July 11, 2014
Will be donning a motion-capture suit to play the female chimp Cornelia
No word on Russell's character but the film reportedly involves a group of scientists so she's likely playing one.
The mustached thesp will be playing the lead of a human colony in the "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" sequel
"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" reunites Smith-McPhee with his "Let Me In" director Matt Reeves.
"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" follows 2011's "Rise of the Planet of the Apes"; James Franco won't be starring in this one
Matt Reeves, the co-creator of "Felicity", to monkey around with Caesar
Matt Reeves, who departed "Twilight Zone" this week, may be the frontrunner
The hasty production schedule may have scared the director of "Dawn"