This page chronicles events that take place in the year 2008.

See also: Timelines

Planet of the Apes TimelineEdit

Continuity Event Source
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Alpha is killed while trying to protect his troop from humans. His mate later known as Bright Eyes is taken to Gen-Sys Laboratories to be a test subject and is secretly pregnant with their son who will later be known as Caesar.

Caesar is born to Bright Eyes at Gen-Sys Laboratories. Not long after his birth, Bright Eyes goes on a rampage trying to protect her newborn son which is unknown to the humans. It is later revealed by Robert Franklin and Will Rodman that Bright Eyes was only trying to protect her baby.

Will takes the orphaned baby chimp home to live with him and his father, Charles and they name him Caesar.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Production TimelineEdit

  • June 15: Visual effects artist Stan Winston passes away. Between about 1995 and 2000, Winston developed animatronic Apes for a projected Planet of the Apes movie, which were ultimately unused.



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