This felt impossible to me. What is this future in which you touch a screen and an airplane takes you to a fantastic island, famous for whaling and red pants? It felt like witchcraft, except it wasn’t. According to my test pilot, the technology available in Vision Jet cockpit far surpassed what commercial pilots have access to. It’s hard for me to know how true that is without trying to fly a commercial jet, but I didn’t doubt that the Cirrus aircraft featured next generation technology, something no one I know could afford. If history is any evidence, this stuff gets cheaper.
While Maurice’s dialogue was added, Serkis said that they did their best to pare the dialogue down to its absolute essentials. “In actual fact, it’s not like a big send off for Caesar. It’s very subtle. Most of the apes don’t even know it’s happened,” said Serkis. “It’s not like, the leader’s passing, or whatever, it’s a very quiet thing off to the side. And I think what was important is the relationship between Maurice and Caesar, which has gone all the way through the three films as his conscious and guide and consul, it seemed like that was the right character to end Caesar with.”