Wahlberg plays Leo Davidson, an Air Force astronaut, who crashes on a planet called Ashlar in the year 5021. There he discovers that the world is ruled by humanoid apes, who can speak and treat human beings as slaves. The film is directed by Tim Burton and co-stars Tim Roth, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Clarke Duncan, Paul Giamatti and Estella Warren.
Acting with people in gorilla suits is not exactly something that turned me on but I had to keep reminding myself the reason why I was there. There were days that I started to panic. The first day I freaked out. There was this kid with tribal markings on his face, a guy in a gorilla suit and Helena. It all seemed pretty ridiculous.