Apes Sequel Gets Three Short Prequel Films

20th Century Fox and Vice Media have come together for three short films that act as mini-prequels to next week’s release of “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”. Entitled “Before the Dawn,” the shorts are set at key points following the release of the Simian Flu at the end of “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”. Specifically one year, five years and ten years after the start of the pandemic. Check them all out below:

Year One: Spread of Simian Flu
Amidst the viral outbreak, a mother is quarantined after testing positive and must leave her husband and daughter to fend for themselves.

Year Five: Struggling to Survive
With humanity all but gone, an orphaned teenage girl survives by bartering things she has stolen from dead people’s homes.

Year Ten: Story of the Gun
Follow the journey of a shotgun through the hands of several ill-fated owners.

All three clips can be found at The Wrap.