Watch: New Clip From 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' Shows A Softer Side Plus WETA Featurette Goes Behind-The-Scenes So far, the promos for "Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes" have been intense, highlighting the action, tension and fear the sequel will be bringing to the story kicked off in the solid "Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes." But it's not all monkey vs. man mayhem as this latest promo highlights. We nearly forgot he was in the thing, but Kodi Smit-McPhee leads this latest clip, a quiet moment in the forest where he befriends a primate, much to the astonishment of Jason Clarke and Keri Russell.