Before principal photography began, the ape actors spent two and a half weeks at an "ape camp" in a Vancouver studio run by Terry and the stunt guys. The actors were led through various exercises to become accustomed to the way the apes should move. They played games to get in the mindset of the characters. See more
It's only been a few years since the large decimation of population due to outbreak, riots, and war. Yet, there are no bodies. Caesar's house, if its inhabitants would have died in the house as assumed, would be destroyed by animals breaking in for the bodies, or there still would be carcasses. See more
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Man on TV
I'd say 95% chance of this is manufactured. Came out of a laboratory.
The source of the virus was traced back to drug test done at Gen-Sys Laboratories in San Francisco.
Male Reporter 1
The lab technician, now known as Patient Zero, was accidentally exposed to retrovirus ALZ-113, an Alzheimer's trial drug that was being testing on chimpanzees.
Male Reporter 2
The infected chimps showed signs of erratic and aggressive behavior that led to their escape from...
After the credits there is an audio cue of Apes digging through, and removing rubble and concrete. Then Koba's distinctive breathing is heard, hinting at Koba surviving the fall after his struggle with Caesar. See more