Matt Reeves

Warner Brothers picked the "Twilight" star to be Bruce Wayne after a close competition with actor Nicholas Hoult.
As director Matt Reeves has said on several occasions, Dawn depicts the moment when it could have been "Planet of the Humans & Apes" but for the unwillingness of individuals on either side to bend.
UPDATE, 10/1: Deadline.com confirms that Reeves has been hired. For more on "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," head over to