News for Mar. 01, 2005

Jackson King Kong team 'stingiest' ever

3/01/05, 6:06 pm EST - Xoanon

If there was a best penny-pinching film category in Oscar awards King Kong writer, director and producer Peter Jackson's team would be likely winners, according to the New Yorker. The 80-year-old magazine has said the King Kong producers could be named as some of the "stingiest" ever. A recent issue carried a report on the New York Historical Society that looked at some of the odder requests from the public, including an approach by researchers of King Kong seeking plans of the facades for every building on the stretch of Fifth Avenue featured in the movie. [More]