Deadline is reporting that the Cloverfield Director, Matt Reeves, will be coming in to help the Apes take over the world. He beat J Blakeson, Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, Jeff Nichols, Guillermo del Toro, Juan Antonio Bayona and Rian Johnson.

to get the part, this means that Reeves won’t be directing the Twilight Zone film.

Rise Of the Planet Of The Apes was a huge success with a gross of over $480 million dollars world wide. The next chapter, Dawn Of the Planet Of The Apes is set to pick up seamlessly from the first film.

Source: Deadline