Viral Outbreak: Conan Thinks Rise of the Planet of the Apes Looks Good

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We’ve been following the progress of the “Apes Will Rise” campaign since it launched a few months ago. And now, we’re down to just a few days wait until the highly anticipated Planet of the Apes prequel, Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Naturally, with the premier almost upon us, new and even more exciting versions of the official trailer have been popping up.

For example, check out this trailer which was premiered on last night’s episode of Conan

Whoa, that does look good! Obviously, that’s not the real trailer (if we had to tell you that, we weep for you). The next video isn’t the official trailer either. Instead, the people behind the “Apes Will Rise” campaign have taken all of the previous videos of apes doing people stuff and mashed them up with scenes from Rise of the Planet of the Apes. The similarities between the found footage and the actual movie are downright unsettling at some point, unless you’ve somehow managed to romanticize the idea of a chimp hurling a machete at your head. Check it out…