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Exploring Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' Political Message

The Planet Of The Apes movies are traditionally fairly allegorical affairs, with the monkey stars representing several real world issues across the course of the franchise.

So we asked the cast and creators of Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes if the new film has a political message. See Gary Oldman, Andy Serkis and more explain all in our exclusive video below.

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes is out Friday.

Sam Ashurst is a London-based film maker, journalist, and podcast host. He's the director of Frankenstein's Creature, A Little More Flesh + A Little More Flesh 2, and co-hosts the Arrow Podcast. His words have appeared on HuffPost, MSN, The Independent, Yahoo, Cosmopolitan, GamesRadar, and more.