Freida Pinto as primatologist Caroline in ‘Rise Of The Apes’

June 24th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI  

Slumdog Millionaire London, June 24 (ANI): Freida Pinto has signed the ‘Planets of the apes’ prequel ‘Rise pf the Apes’ as primatologist Caroline.

Pinto, who rose to fame from the ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, will be the leading lady of ‘Spider-Man’ hunk James Franco in the latest instalment of sci-fi series, reports the Daily Star.

Movie’s cast also include funny man John Lithgow signed to play Franco’s onscreen father, according to Variety.

The new series is the re-imagining of the original 1968 sci-fi classic and Tim Burton’s 2001 remake had Mark Wahlberg in the lead. (ANI)

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