Gollum himself Andy Serkis has joined Planet of the Apes: Rise of the Apes. According to Variety Serkis has been cast in the key role as Caeser.
Caeser is the chimp who rises up and rebels against the humans after being raised by James Franco and John Lithgow's characters. The film is set in present day San Francisco and deals with genetic engineering with apes and the consequences.
Planet of the Apes: Rise of the Apes is scheduled to hit theaters on June 24th, 2011.
Andy Serkis fits right in with this type of role, so what do y'all think?