'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

What goes into turning an actor into an ape? New York Times' Melena Ryzik is on the case in this new featurette that follows "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" stars Judy Greer and Toby Kebbell as they lean into their inner simian. Watch below.

Hitting theaters on July 11, director Matt Reeves' new film follows the 2011 reboot "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," which wowed critics and audiences around the globe to the tune of $483 million. Costarring motion capture maestro Andy Serkis, Keri Russell and Gary Oldman, "Dawn" centers on the fallout of the simian plague that triggers an all-out war of the species. (No trailer as of yet, but here's a new teaser.)

Read our Comic-Con preview here. Our interview with Serkis is here.