News for Feb. 15, 2005

Terror and technical wizardry on 'Kong' set

2/15/05, 1:59 pm EST - Xoanon

Naomi Watts puts on her best scared face on the set of the new King Kong movie. Universal Studios released the photograph from Peter Jackson's $200 million remake of the 1933 classic yesterday. Watts, an Academy Award nominee, plays love interest Ann Darrow. Adrien Brody, who won a Best Actor Oscar for his work in The Pianist (2002), is Jack Driscoll. Jack Black plays the other lead, showman Carl Denham. Filming of scenes set in New York is taking place on a specially-constructed set in Lower Hutt. [More]