20th Century Fox has released a behind-the-scenes featurette for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, which focuses on the special effects used in the film. Matt Reeves, Andy Serkis and the film's VFX supervisors discuss the challenges of capturing the actors' movements in a dense forest. They also discuss how the visual effects differ from the previous film and how they created the CGI wet ape fur. Watch how WETA, the effects team behind the film, dealt with these challenges in this inside look.
A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.