PLANET OF THE APES - CHARACTER BIOS
MARK WAHLBERG: LEO DAVIDSON
Mark Wahlberg stars as Leo Davidson, a young American astronaut whose intrepid nature leaves him bored with the monotony of his military duties. A reluctant hero with a non-conformist spirit, Leo is the ideal candidate to challenge the planet's current social order.
TIM ROTH: THADE
Tim Roth stars as Thade, a venerated and merciless general of the ape army. As cunning as he is ruthless, Thade's long term ambitions include mounting a full-scale campaign to exterminate humans from the face of the planet.
HELENA BONHAM CARTER: ARI
Helena Bonham Carter plays Ari, a member of the ape aristocracy and an outspoken human rights advocate. Amid a climate of increasingly anti-human sentiment, Ari holds steadfast to her belief that humans and apes can one day peacefully coexist.
MICHAEL CLARKE DUNCAN: ATTAR
Michael Clarke Duncan is cast as Attar, the fiercest warrior in the ape army. Symbolizing all that is brutal and primal in the ape world, Attar is feared by humans and apes alike.
KRIS KRISTOFFERSON: KARUBI
Kris Kristofferson plays Karubi, father to Daena. An aging freedom fighter, Karubi epitomizes all that is noble and courageous about the human spirit.
ESTELLA WARREN: DAENA
Estella Warren plays Daena, a devoted daughter and rugged young freedom fighter. Daena's steely resolve comes from years of living in the shadow of her oppressors.
PAUL GIAMATTI: LIMBO
Paul Giamatti plays Limbo, a shrewd orangutan who deals humans on the black market. A mercenary by trade, Limbo is seldom motivated by anything other than self-preservation or financial gain.
CARY-HIROYUKI TAGAWA: KRULL
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa plays Krull, Ari's older gorilla servant. Fiercely loyal to his charge, Krull functions as both a caretaker and body guard.