Rise of the Planet of the Apes has moved from its previous November release date to August 5th, 2011. To start building up hype for the Apes prequel, Fox has just released its first trailer for the movie which we have embedded for you. Continue reading to watch the trailer...

“In the film’s story, a single act of both compassion and arrogance leads to a war unlike any other — and to the RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES. It stars James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Tom Felton, David Oyelowo and Andy Serkis as Caesar. Peter Chernin and Dylan Clark are producing for Chernin Entertainment under its pact with Fox. Rupert Wyatt is directing from a screenplay by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver, who are also producing.