VIDEO: First Look at Ape From 'Rise of The Planet of the Apes'

The first footage from the prequel hits the web.

20th Century Fox and Academy Award winning visual effects team WETA Digital have released five seconds of the CGI apes for their new movie Rise of the Planet of Apes.

The movie, starring James Franco and Freida Pinto, is set to be released on August 5. 

The Rise of the Planet of Apes Facebook page will be hosting live a behind-the-scenes look at the movie on Apr. 13.