We finally have some new footage for director Matt Reeves' upcoming "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" sequel - and as expected, the digital apes quickly glimpsed continue to be nothing short of amazing. 

The film, which takes place 10 years after the events of the 2011 hit "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," shows humanity ravaged by an airborne virus and on the brink of extinction. Caesar and his super-intelligent ape army have apparently built a stable colony within California's Redwood forest and appear ready to overtake humans as the dominant mammal. 

“You know the scary thing about ‘em?” the narrator in the trailer begins. “They don’t need power, lights, heat. Nothing. That’s their advantage, that’s what makes them stronger.”

While it's fleeting, we also get a shot of nature retaking what appears to be San Francisco - a gorgeous and haunting scene that's sure to make any post-apocalyptic nerd giddy. 

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is set for a July 11th release. Check out the TV trailer below. 

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Digital apes amaze in first TV trailer for 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'
Cesar and his ape army look both terrifying and realistically convincing in this latest look at the anticipated sequel.