This page chronicles events that take place in the year 2000.

See also: Timelines

Planet of the Apes Timeline

Continuity Event Source
Movies (CE)
Koba is born in this year. Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Production Timeline

  • January: William Broyles Jr. submits a story outline set on the fictional planet "Aschlar", entitled 'The Visitor' and billed as "episode one in the Chronicles of Aschlar".
  • May: Stan Winston is replaced by makeup wizard Rick Baker.
  • October: Lawrence Konner and Mark Rosenthal begin rewriting William Broyles' script. The title of the production changes from The Visitor back to Planet of the Apes. Camera tests get under way in Sun Valley, California. Scenery painter Paul Trachtenberg falls to his death working on the production.
  • November 6: Filming for Planet of the Apes begins at Independence Bay, Lake Powell, near the small desert town of Page, Arizona, where parts of the original film were shot.



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