Rise of the Planet of the Apes

FX Movie Channel | 4:00 pm

Will Rodman (James Franco), a scientist in San Francisco, is experimenting with a drug that he hopes will cure his fathers (John Lithgow) Alzheimers disease. After his work is deemed a failure, Will becomes the guardian of Caesar, an infant chimp who was exposed in-utero to Wills drug. Caesar displays unusual intelligence, and Will decides to continue his experiments secretly. But as Caesars intellect and abilities grow, he comes to represent a threat to mans dominion over Earth.