Category Archives: Planet of the Apes

Vintage Memories: Planet of the Apes

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Product Update for 03/05/2012

New Breakdown & Restock!

Dragon WWII US Cyber Hobby Danny x3

Soldier Story 10th Special Forces x1

Dragon Simon x1

Sideshow Planet of the Apes Zira x1

Big Planet of the Apes Sale on eBay

I usually don’t discuss my collectibles on the Toy Anxiety Web site, but I will this one time.

I am selling off a 15-year collection of Planet of the Apes items on eBay right now. I am adding a little bit each day. Not so much figures but signed photos, lobby cards, posters, etc. My eBay id is iron!giant. Take a look and buy something. I am trying to sell it all.

Top 108 San Diego Comic Con Exclusives (SDCC) for 2011 with Photos (I am done!)

So, I stopped the list this year at 108 items. I probably could have added another 25+ items, but I am tired. I started the list back in April, so I spent 4 months on it. I am already thinking of a different way to format it for next year (perhaps even offering a PDF you can print with photos).

So, as of today, we have 108 San Diego Comic Con 2011 Exclusives listed with Photos.

Thanks to all of you who visited our site during Comic Con.

Click Here for our Final SDCC 2011 Exclusives List

Top 100 San Diego Comic Con Exclusives (SDCC) 2011 with Photos

We finally did it!

As of today, we have 100 San Diego Comic Con 2011 Exclusives listed with Photos.

Click Here for our SDCC 2011 Exclusives List

Wondercon 2011 Costume Photos (Part II)

Source: Rottentomatoes.com

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) Movie Trailer

Finally it’s out! My son just sent me this so I am posting it ASAP for your viewing pleasure. Go Ape!

‘Planet of the Apes’ Prequel Lands June 2011

by Ray Subers
BoxOfficeMojo.com
May 6th, 2010

In the latest of a series of franchise-related release date announcements, 20th Century Fox revealed this afternoon that the tentatively-titled Rise of the Apes, a prequel to Planet of the Apes, will open June 24, 2011.

In Fox’s bulletin, they provided a very basic story outline: “Rise of the Apes (Tentative Title) is an origin story in the truest sense of the term. Set in present day San Francisco, the film is a reality-based cautionary tale, a science fiction/science fact blend, where man’s own experiments with genetic engineering lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy.” Fox also pointed out that Rise of the Apes would be the first entry in the series to use motion capture to create computer-generated apes instead of using costumed actors. WETA Digital has been put in charge of the visual effects, and they will be using some of the effects technologies developed for Avatar.

Planet of the Apes, starring Charlton Heston, kicked off the original five-part series with $32.6 million in 1968, or around $200 million adjusted for ticket price inflation. The following movies gradually lost audience interest, and the final chapter, Battle for the Planet of the Apes, scrounged together $8.9 million in 1973. In 2001, director Tim Burton rebooted the series with Planet of the Apes (2001) but, despite making just over $180 million, the movie was generally reviled by both critics and audiences (Box Office Mojo users awarded the movie a dismal “C” grade). It’s currently unclear if Rise of the Apes is being developed as a prequel to Burton’s movie or to the original series.

Fox has selected the director, writers and producers for Rise of the Apes, though none of them are instantly recognizable names. Director Rupert Wyatt’s only prior release, thriller The Escapist, grossed $13,439 last April. Meanwhile, writer/producers Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver don’t have any credits since The Relic, which made $32.2 million in 1997. Finally, first timers Dylan Clark and Peter Chernin are also onboard as producers.

Product Update for 11/12/2010

New Breakdowns & Restock!

Dragon WWII German Wilhelm Engels

Dragon Straydog Kerberos Panzer Corps

Sideshow GI Joe Beachhead (may be on later tonight or tomorrow at the latest)

Dragon WWII German Kurt Kepplinger
Dragon WWII German Vaprosov & Anton
Dragon WWII Wolfgang Knaf
Dragon WWII Lang
Dragon Modern John Tiano
Dragon Modern Josh
Dragon Modern Terry
Dragon Modern Roger
Dragon Modern David Wong
Dragon Modern Duane
Dragon Modern Winona

Sideshow Star Wars Sandtrooper Corporal
Sideshow Planet of the Apes Cornelius
Sideshow Planet of the Apes Zira
Sideshow Planet of the Apes Astronaut Taylor

ITPT Canadian College Cadet

Ignite Viking Mercenaries

ZC World Firearms

Several new Custom Items have been added over the past week:
Colin Clive Head Sculpt
Tallahassee Head Sculpt
More Wastelander (Mad Max) Accessories
Torch w/ Flames

Product Update for 09/20/2010

New Pre-Order, New Breakdown, & Restock!

Hot Toys DX04 Bruce Lee from Enter The Dragon

Sideshow Star Wars 501st Clone Trooper

Sideshow Monty Python Bridgekeeper
Sideshow Monty Python Prince Herbert
Sideshow Planet of the Apes Mutant Leader