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Andy Serkis on being in new Planet of the Apes film

22 June 2011 Last updated at 12:26 BST

The actor Andy Serkis has been called the Charlie Chaplin of computer-generated acting for roles such as Gollum in the Lord of The Rings and Kong in the remake of King Kong.

Serkis is now playing an ape called Caesar in a new film called Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes which is a prequel to the Planet of the Apes series.

Andy speaks to BBC Breakfast about his new role and why he loves playing unusual creatures instead of humans.